A man accused of robbing an elderly woman of her purse in a north suburban parking lot two weeks ago has been identified as the same man who was arrested Tuesday for allegedly committing a series of carjackings in Chicago, one of which led to the death of an 11-year-old boy.
Police say a Joliet man mugged two elderly women in different grocery stores before crashing a stolen car into a semi-truck on Saturday.
Never try to separate a woman from her designer purse. A north suburban woman chased and caught a man who snatched her $2,600 Louis Vuitton purse through her vehicle window as she waited in line for a car wash in Evanston on Monday.
Two Good Samaritans tackled a man who allegedly robbed a woman’s purse Saturday in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.
Bond was set at $500,000 Saturday for a man charged with felony robbery after he allegedly attacked a woman and stole her purse in the River North neighborhood Friday morning — but not before he knocked her to the ground and kicking her. He was taken into custody by police after two witnesses chased him down.
A bicyclist chased and tackled an alleged purse-snatcher because he was upset the man had targeted a 75-year-old woman.
A Chicago woman was walking home when a purse snatcher grabbed her and pulled her body down the sidewalk.