Chicago — A 15-year-old boy robbed a man at knifepoint inside a Loop parking garage on Friday evening, according to Chicago police. He’s now facing a felony robbery charge.
Officers responded to the parking garage at 217 West Washington around 7:15 p.m. and spoke with the 36-year-old victim. They learned that the robber was still in the garage, and cops arrested the teen after a foot chase up and down the structure, according to a CPD report.
Curiously, a 16-year-old boy was recently charged with robbing and attacking three women during robberies inside the same garage and two others that are nearby.
The older boy allegedly punched, pepper-sprayed, and robbed a 25-year-old woman inside a garage in the 200 block of West Washington around 3:15 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, police said. The teen tried to use the woman’s credit card at a store in the Loop that same afternoon.
On February 1, he allegedly implied he had a gun while robbing another woman on the 11th floor of the parking garage at 217 West Washington, the site of Friday’s hold-up. He also robbed another victim on January 26 inside a parking garage on Randolph Street, just east of State Street, according to CPD records.
Officials did not release the identities of either boy because they are under 18.
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