Streeterville: Woman mugged while walking along Lake Shore Drive

The woman said she was attacked as she walked on the 600 block of North Lake Shore Drive. | Google

Chicago police are investigating after a 52-year-old woman was mugged in Streeterville this morning. No arrests have been made.

The woman was on the 600 block of North Lake Shore Drive when a man got out of a vehicle and jumped her around 10:30 a.m., according to a CPD spokesperson.

According to the victim, the offender took her phone and returned to a white SUV that fled southbound on Lake Shore Drive.

Police did not have a description of the offender as of early afternoon.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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