Friday, December 20, 2013

THUG THAW: 2 Robberies Reported Overnight; Gunman On Pine Grove

A woman was robbed at gunpoint in the 3700 block of Pine Grove at 3:30 this morning. The victim reports that the offender displayed a handgun and took her gray leather purse, which contained a tablet, credit cards, and money.

The gunman is described as male, black, 5'8" tall, and thin. He has dreads and wore a sweater with a vest over it and gray sweat pants. He was last seen running southbound on Pine Grove toward Waveland.

Recorded as an armed robbery with a handgun in CPD case HW577599.

At 3:11AM, a Lakeview man was robbed by three men, one of whom was armed with a baton. The robbery went down just west of Wrigleyville near Addison and Bosworth.

The victim described one offender as male, white, 6-feet tall,  175 pounds, wearing a green hoodie. The victim believes the offender was accompanied by two accomplices, who are only described as male and black.

Taken in the hold-up was the victim's wallet and iPhone5.

Officers drove around the area with the victim, but did not locate the offenders.

CPD case #HW577591.