Tuesday, February 10, 2015

"HELMONT": Restaurant Robbed At Scissor-Point

The treacherous black ice that covered area sidewalks Sunday evening was no match for the even more treacherous stretch of road we call “Helmont.”

Despite neck-snapping icy sidewalks that threatened to hamper his getaway, a man brandished scissors to rob the Subway sandwich shop at 1020 Belmont around 11:15PM.

Police say the offender was last seen heading toward the Belmont CTA station with the restaurant's cash.

The robber is described as a white man, 25 to 30 years old, wearing a black North Face jacket with its hood pulled up. (CPD case HY144771)

Lincoln Park Robbery

Four to five men jumped a victim from behind and stole his black iPhone 5s near Halsted and Wrightwood early Sunday morning, according to a police report.

The male victim told police that the offenders—all Hispanic men in their late 20’s—attacked him shortly before 5AM. No arrests were made.
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  1. I didn't have the best upbringing, but my Mom did teach me not to rob with scissors.

    1. I wasn't even allowed to run with scissors on the playground during recess in 3rd grade. I had to go out them back so I didn't hurt myself before performing "Bang, bang I Shot My Baby Down" by Cher on top of the iron monkey bars. I'm guessing that I'm at least 2 decades your senior.