Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Walgreens worker beaten, pepper-sprayed in robbery attempt

Police said these women are being sought in connection with an attempted robbery in the Loop. | CPD
Three women pepper-sprayed and battered a Walgreens employee during an attempted robbery in the Loop on Saturday afternoon, police said. Surveillance images of three suspects have been released by Chicago police.

Around 6:40 p.m., the three women seen above attacked the 18-year-old worker and tried to take the victim’s wristlet inside the store at 2 East Roosevelt, police said.

The robbery was reported at this Walgreens. | Google
The robbery failed, but the victim was treated by an ambulance crew for her injuries.

Police said all of the suspects are women between 19- and 25-years-old.

Anyone with information about the incident may contact Area Central Detectives at 312-747-8382 or submit information anonymously via CPDTIP.com. The case number is JC-171603.
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