Friday, June 13, 2014

EASTBOUND & DOWN: Arrests Return To Center On Halsted

Image: Beeradelphia
Things have been relatively quiet around the armed-guard-protected Center on Halsted recently. That has changed, with at least three arrests being reported at the 3656 N. Halsted address since Wednesday afternoon.
• A man was arrested for assault at 1:50PM Wednesday after "threatening a patron inside."
• Two were taken into custody for reasons yet to be determined at 3:23PM yesterday. The unit making the arrests very quickly became involved in a foot pursuit involving a third man who ran east on Waveland and then jackrabbitted across 8 lanes of Lake Shore Drive traffic into the park. 
The runner was taken into custody after executing a poor attempt to look like a patch of grass near the park clock tower.
We are working to get further details on Thursday's cases.
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