Pickpockets hit Lakeview bars again; Over 110 reports in Wrigleyville and Boystown so far this year

“Dandy Pickpockets Diving” (1818) | The Art Institute of Chicago Reports of pickpockets have soared this year in Wrigleyville and Boystown, the side-by-side nightlife districts on Chicago’s North Side. And at least six more victims reported having their phones lifted in Boystown this weekend. No one is in custody. A record 108 cases of pocket-picking

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Lakeview: Woman beaten, robbed early Friday

UPDATE: CWBChicago has learned that the victim was staying in Lakeview while attending Lollapalooza. She actually lives in the Milwaukee area. We have updated our story and headline accordingly.——————— A Milwaukee woman was struck in the head, kicked, beaten, and robbed by a man who approached her as he walked in Lakeview early Friday morning,