Wednesday, July 10, 2019

River North: Trio charged with robbing man while cops were steps away

Left to right: David D. Curtis, David Elijah Nelson, and Exxon John Boy Landers. | CPD; Google
Three men who robbed a victim in the heart of River North last Friday were caught because police officers happened to be handling another incident just steps away, according to police records.

Cops had just wrapped up an unrelated matter in the 500 block of North Dearborn when a 39-year-old man approached them around 3:30 a.m. to report that he had just been robbed. The victim said three men assaulted him and took his property—then, he pointed to the alleged offenders, who were still on the scene, according to a police spokesperson.

David D. Curtis, 22, David ElijahNelson, 24, and 20-year-old Exxon John Boy Landers are each charged with one count of felony robbery. They were all ordered held without bail.

The men are due back in court on Friday.
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