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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Loop Restaurant Worker Robbed At Gunpoint; Also: Bicyclist Mugged In Lakeview

The first block of East Jackson | Google
A Loop restaurant worker was robbed at gunpoint as he walked to make the company’s bank deposit on Monday morning, police said. The victim walked out the back door of a business in the first block of East Jackson around 9:15 a.m. when a car pulled up and two men in the back seat pointed guns at him, according to a police report.

The victim said he handed over his wallet and the bank deposit to the men and the car sped off eastbound on Adams Street. He described the vehicle as a silver 2010 Dodge Charger with tinted windows and a dark cover over its rear plate.

The intersection of Addison and Racine | Google

Lakeview Bicyclist Robbed

A bicyclist was knocked in the head and robbed of his bike in the heart of Lakeview on Sunday afternoon, police said. The victim told police that he was on his bike near the intersection of Addison and Racine when the offender knocked him in the head, pushed him to the ground, and stole his green Trek mountain bike around 3:40 p.m.

The victim described the robber as a black man in his 20’s with short, slicked-back hair who was wearing khaki shorts and a gray or blue shirt.

The victim was treated and released from Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

Jewel-Osco at 2550 North Clybourn | Google

Lincoln Park Mugging

A 60-year-old man was battered and robbed outside of a Lincoln Park grocery store on Sunday evening, police said. No one is in custody.

The victim was jumped around 6:45 p.m. outside of the Jewel-Osco store at 2550 North Clybourn, according to police.

He described the offender as a six-foot-tall Hispanic man in his mid-40’s who has a shaved head. The suspect may live or “hang out” in the immediate area, according to the victim.

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