|What's down there? Crime. And manpower. (Image: Peter V. Bella)|
You won't be surprised to hear us say that McCarthy was lying.
19th district officers were called to Montrose Beach around 1:15PM yesterday after a man was beaten up by a group of offenders near the soccer fields. Police radio:
Sergeant: "Is Park District security around?"Another sign of McCarthy's BS: 19th district dispatchers were instructed this morning not to sent police units to the Montrose lakefront alone.
Dispatcher: "Every time we call, it goes to voicemail. I’ve never talked to a human person."
As usual, when you want to know what's really going on, listen to the people on the front lines.
Yesterday's victim was treated at Weiss hospital. The incident is recorded as a battery in CPD case HX361202.
Helmont Burns OnRaw data released by the city now confirms two more robberies along the 800 to 1000 blocks of Belmont, which has racked up untold numbers of muggings since mid-June.
The latest cases to be confirmed by the city are a strong arm robbery at 2AM on Friday, July 18 and another strong arm robbery outside of 1000 Liquors, 1000 W Belmont, at 3:22AM on July 5.