CHICAGO (CBS) — A Brighton Park man has been charged with trying to rob an off-duty Chicago police officer in a parking garage in the South Loop.
Police said the officer was about to get into his car in a parking garage near Balbo Drive and Wabash Avenue shortly after 7 p.m. on Thursday.READ MORE: CBS 2 Investigation Leads To Thousands Of Tossed Tickets: "Evidence Was Clear"
A man tapped the officer on the shoulder and, with his hand in his sweater, demanded the officer’s keys, claiming he had a gun, and threatening to shoot him, police said.READ MORE: One Year After Launching New Store During Pandemic, Sally's Nuts To Celebrate 'Grand Opening' In Highland Park
The officer was able to overpower the robber and detain him until other officers arrived.MORE NEWS: 'John Doe' Who Accused Former Blackhawks Video Coach Brad Aldrich Of Sexual Abuse Identifies Himself As Kyle Beach
Isaias Saucedo-Ugalde, 21, was arrested and charged with one count of attempted aggravated robbery. He was due to appear in bond court Friday afternoon.