|One man is in custody after a woman was knocked to the|
ground and robbed near MB Financial Saturday afternoon.
Masked Gunman In WrigleyvilleMost recently, a man was robbed at gunpoint around 6:50AM Sunday near Clark and Sheffield in Wrigleyville. The victim told police that the offender produced a handgun and took the victim's cell phone and headphones.
Described as a black man wearing a blue hoodie, black jeans, and a mask, the offender was last seen heading southbound on Clark. (Case HX550154)
Hunch, Foot Chase, ArrestOfficers working an unrelated matter in the 900 block of Belmont around 2:15PM Saturday engaged a suspicious man in a foot chase and detained him near the Belmont CTA station.
Moments later, 911 callers from near the MB Financial Bank at Clark and Belmont reported that a man had knocked a woman to the ground and robbed her.
The witnesses' descriptions of the offender matched that of the detained man: black, medium complexion, wearing a white cap and black sweater. A positive ID was made and charges are pending. (Case HX549412)