Sunday, October 16, 2016

FedEx Driver Robbed In Lincoln Park

Two men robbed a FedEx delivery driver as he worked a route near the DePaul University campus in Lincoln Park on Saturday afternoon. No one is in custody.

The driver told police that two men jumped him from behind and stuck something in his side as he entered his truck in the 900 block of West Montana around 12:15 p.m.

The robbers, described only as black males, knocked the driver down, went through his pockets, and took his wallet and phone.

Then, one of the offenders pinned the driver to his truck while the other tried to break into the vehicle's secured package compartment, according to police. The attempt failed and the robbers fled in opposite directions, the driver said.

Yesterday's incident is the 22nd robbery this year for police beat #1932. The beat had recorded only ten muggings at the same time last year.
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13 comments:

  1. BROAD DAYLIGHT!

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  2. "Support Your Local Merchant", not Amazon!

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    1. Ok sure. Victim Blame. Go ahead. But that's not helpful to the neighborhood.

      With all due respect, you're part of the problem, you dumbass.

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  3. And why shouldn't they rob and continue to rob, and rob, and rob, and so on...

    They can get away with it and the entire system has rewarded them over and over again for living this lifestyle of "take whatever you want" with no consequences.

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    1. You are correct. There are absolutely NO CONSEQUENCES. This is the reason this keeps going on and on and on.

      Seems that a certain segment of our society can do whatever the fuck they want, while the hard working, tax-paying, law-abiding folks live in fear and eventually give up and move out of the city. Disgusting.

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  4. Do we even have police? I'm starting to think there's no reason to obey the law, it's not like we have people to enforce it.

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    1. We have police, just not enough.

      The real question is ... do we have a functioning legal system? What's the point of obeying laws if the judges won't enforce the consequences?

      We have repeat offenders because the police catch them. The courts release them.

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    2. what is it 70, 80% of the murders in this town go unsolved?

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  5. We need total camera coverage - every street.

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    1. Enough with the camera comments already. There aren't enough cops to watch the videos, Einstein. Should we send all ten million miles of videotapes to your house?

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    2. I feel like cameras are the future. Reduce dependence on humans, so less expensive and more comprehensive protection. Whatever civil liberty fantasies I had in my 20s are long gone :-)

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    3. Anonymous @ 4:47 The idea is not to watch all the video, just the video where/when a crime was committed. Maybe catch an image of perp or of a get away vehicle. BTW no video tape anymore - all digital - which makes for easy retrieval.

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  6. It's just easier to move to Lakeforest or Lincolnshire. We did. And it's amazing. Kids love it. In Lakeview I had to follow them around like an ex-Mossad agent but here in LF - no need.

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