Robbery

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Knife-Wielding Robber May Have Struck Again In Chicago, Elmwood Park

Chicago police say the latest attack happened Tuesday at a Dunkin Donuts in the North Austin neighborhood.

05/21/2015

Shawn Milliner, Christina Hedges and Michael Green (Glendale Heights police)

Man Beaten, Robbed After Being Lured Into Park Via Social Media

Four people were arrested Thursday after a woman lured a man into a park in west suburban Glendale Heights, where the man was attacked and robbed by three males.

05/15/2015

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Another North Side Boutique Struck By Knife-Wielding Robber

The latest incident occurred at Londo Mondo in Lincoln Park, in broad daylight. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

05/14/2015

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Four In Custody Following Murder Of Man At Merrillville, Ind. Apartment Complex

Several men were breaking into cars parked at the Tan Tar A Apartments at 150 E. 59th Ave. in Merrillville, Ind., at 5:11 a.m. when they saw Cecil Pendleton Jr. and tried to rob him as he was getting in his van to go to work.

05/07/2015

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Bucktown Boutique Employee Stabbed During Robbery

Chicago police say that a woman was injured during a robbery at a boutique in Wicker Park Wednesday afternoon.

05/06/2015

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Man Charged With Pushing Elderly Person After Liquor Store Robbery

A man who pushed a 79-year-old to the floor after robbing a Humboldt Park neighborhood liquor store Thursday has been linked to another West Side robbery that occurred earlier this year, police said.

05/04/2015

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Police: Man Struck By Car, Stabbed, Robbed On Near West Side

The 39-year-old was crossing the street in the 1800 block of West Van Buren Street about 9:50 a.m. when he was struck by a black vehicle, causing him to drop his cell phone, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. A male got out of the vehicle and took the cell phone, then stabbed the victim in the elbow.

04/23/2015

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Man Shot In Austin Robbery

The shooting happened about 12:10 a.m. in the 4700 block of West Maypole Avenue, police said. The man was walking when two men approached and announced a robbery.

04/16/2015

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Man Charged With Robbing Crystal Lake Motel At Knifepoint

About 4:45 p.m., Trent James Keegan walked into the Super 8 at 577 Crystal Point Drive, jumped over the front counter and brandished a knife while demanding the cash from the motel clerk, according to a statement from Crystal Lake police.

04/14/2015

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Teen Guilty Of Robbing Rahm’s Son Won’t Be Tried For Lying To Cops

A teen who pleaded guilty in juvenile court to robbing Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s son won’t stand trial on an additional charge that he lied to Chicago Police about his identity.

04/03/2015

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DePaul Student Robbed Near Campus

DePaul University issued a security alert after a student was robbed Monday evening near the school’s campus.

03/31/2015

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Man Charged With Robbing Downers Grove Pizza Restaurant

Early Sunday, James Himpler walked into the Domino’s Pizza at 5531 Belmont Road in unincorporated Downers Grove, implied that he had a weapon and robbed a clerk at the counter, according to the DuPage County sheriff’s office.

03/30/2015

A woman suspect robs a bank in Crystal Lake. (surveillance image provided by Crystal Lake Police)

Woman Robs Northwest Suburban Bank

The woman went into the bank at 1185 S. Route 31 in Crystal Lake about 11 a.m. and handed the teller a note demanding cash, police said.

03/23/2015

Phillip Payne (Credit: Chicago Police)

Resale Of Stolen iPhone Led Police To Suspect In Attack On Emanuel’s Son

A trail of online sales of Zach Emanuel’s stolen iPhone led the Chicago Police Department to one of the two suspects authorities say mugged Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s son in December near the family’s North Side home.

03/09/2015

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Man Charged With Robbing, Stabbing Cab Driver

Melvin M. Atto, 21, faces felony counts of armed robbery and aggravated battery for the attack that happened about 2:30 a.m. in the 6700 block of North California Avenue, Chicago Police said.

03/09/2015

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Stolen iPhone Leads Police To Robbery Suspects In Oak Brook

Two men, who police tracked through a stolen iPhone, have been charged with beating and robbing a man Wednesday night during an argument over gas money in west suburban Oak Brook.

02/12/2015

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Juvenile Charged In Connection With Mugging Of Mayor’s Son

A juvenile male suspect was arrested Saturday in connection with the Dec. 19 mugging of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s teen son near the family’s North Side home.

02/07/2015

A clerk at this convenience store was shot and killed during a robbery on Monday. The clerk managed to return fire, and killed one of the two masked men who attacked him. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Joliet Police Still Hunting For Second Suspect In Deadly Robbery

As Joliet police continued their search for the second robber in a holdup that left a convenience store clerk and a robber dead last week, investigators were hoping someone would come forward with information to help them crack the case.

01/28/2015

An off-duty law enforcement officer was robbed at gunpoint about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 1900 block of West Belmont Avenue. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Off-Duty Sheriff’s Officer Exchanges Shots With Robbers

An off-duty Cook County Jail investigator was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, then exchanged gunfire with the robbers in the Roscoe Village neighborhood on the North Side.

01/22/2015

Chicago police released a surveillance picture of a suspect who ran off with cell phones at the Red Line Wilson stop. (Chicago Police)

Teen Charged With Stealing Cellphones At Red Line Wilson Station

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with stealing cellphones on Red Line CTA trains at the Wilson station throughout the last three weeks in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.

01/18/2015

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