2 men missing after leaving River North nightclub, cops say

Antonio Lemon (left) and Joseph Ramos. | CPD

UPDATE 5:20AM — Police overnight located Lemon’s car submerged in DuSable Harbor. So far, one body has been recovered from the vehicle. Investigators are working to determine if Lemon and Ramos are inside the car and, if so, what happened.
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Chicago police and worried family members are looking for two men who went missing after leaving a River North nightclub this weekend.

Detectives issued a pair of missing person bulletins on Monday evening as they try to determine where 22-year-old Joseph Ramos and 21-year-old Antonio Lemon have gone.

Around 2:49 a.m. on Sunday, the men left LITE nightclub, 215 West Ontario, according to police and social media posts. A few minutes later, city license plate reading technology detected Lemon’s car near LaSalle and Washington, but investigators do not know who was in the vehicle.

The car, a dark blue or black 2005 Dodge Avenger bears license plate AQ54397, police said.

Lemon, commonly called “Tony,” was last seen wearing a red sweater with a black vest, according to the CPD bulletin. He’s 6’4” tall, 170 pounds, and has black hair with brown eyes.

Ramos, who goes by “Joey,” was last seen wearing a light blue Patagonia hooded pullover, police said. He stands 5’7” tall, weighs 175 pounds, has brown eyes, brown hair, and has a tattoo on his left thigh that says “EDDIE.”

Anyone with information about the men can contact Chicago police at 312-744-8266.

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