Saturday, July 21, 2018

Couple Robbed At Gunpoint Near Belmont Harbor

Two Lakeview residents were robbed at gunpoint Thursday evening on the lakefront near Belmont Harbor, police said. No one is in custody.

A 25-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman told police that they were east of the bike path near Belmont around 9:10 p.m. when a man approached them and displayed a chrome handgun. The offender, who had a bandana covering his face, demanded the couple’s valuables and then ran westbound with their phone, wallet, and purse.

The robber is a black male between 25- and 30-years-old with dreadlocks pulled into a ponytail. He wore a black t-shirt and black shorts, police said.

Neither victim was injured during the robbery.

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