Monday, October 14, 2013

BATTERIES ARE INCLUDED: Halsted Fights Punctuate Quiet Night

12:39AM Monday
Callers reported a man was beating a woman and had her pinned next to a wall near Town Hall Pub in the 3300 block of N. Halsted. Halsted Street officers already had the alleged offender stopped when the call came out. No arrest made. Some callers stated that the victim appeared to be a man dressed as a woman.

1:01AM Monday
A battery in progress was reported outside of Roscoe's Tavern, 3356 N. Halsted. Responding officers caught up with the offender in the alley behind Halsted near Addison. He was taken into custody.

2 comments:

  1. On this first news item -- is it my understanding that they had the guy - they got a call about him or that he matched the guy they needed -- but they did not arrest or report?

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  2. Thete Sigma said...
    On this first news item -- is it my understanding that they had the guy - they got a call about him or that he matched the guy they needed -- but they did not arrest or report?
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    They cannot make an arrest if the victim does not agree to do so.

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