Wednesday, September 18, 2013

3 ON 1: Man Beaten On Cornelia

UPDATE: A man who claims to be the victim in this attack has posted an informative and humorous "Missed Connection" on Craigslist.

At least four 911 callers reported hearing a man screaming for help on Cornelia between Halsted and Clark at 11:15 Tuesday night. Officers found the male beating victim in the 900 block of Cornelia.
The area of Tuesday night's beating is seen in this Google image.
The L tracks are seen in the distance.

The victim had been beaten up by three offenders who fled westbound, then south along the L tracks, according to witnesses.

It is not known if the attack was a failed robbery attempt or if there was another motivation.

Witnesses' descriptions of the attackers:

1) Female.

2) male, black, skinny, wearing a yellow shirt and green shorts.

3) male, black, wearing an orange long sleeve shirt and black pants.

 Chicago Police Department case #HW456310.

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