Robbers beat, pistol-whip man in Lakeview

Chicago — Armed robbers beat and pistol-whipped a man as he walked in Lakeview overnight, Chicago police said.

The 31-year-old was walking in the 3200 block of North Southport when three men stepped out of a black Jetta around 2:40 a.m. The group beat the man and hit him in the face with a handgun, police said.

After getting the victim’s wallet and phone, the crew rode away in the Jetta. An officer who responded to the scene said the robbers are three Black males, one wearing a green jacket, another wearing a navy sweatshirt, and the third wearing a light blue puffy coat.

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