Saturday, August 01, 2015

BOTTOM OF THE BARREL: Man In Wheelchair Robbed

A man in a wheelchair became our neighborhood’s latest mugging victim Wednesday when he was allegedly robbed at knifepoint in broad daylight.

The man, who resides in a Lincoln Park assisted living center, told police that an unknown offender pulled a knife on him in the 3000 block of Halsted, took his backpack, and fled on foot.

He described the offender as a “skinny, lanky” black man who stands about 5’8” tall. (CPD case HY363198)

Image: Bea Gardner
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  1. I'm surprised they didn't steal his chair and try to sell it for scrap.

    1. It didn't have shiny rims.

  2. Now you've given them a new idea and they will be back for the chair!