CHICAGO (CBS)– A cab driver was robbed at gunpoint on the Northwest Side in Norwood Park overnight.
Police said the 37-year-old driver was in his parked vehicle, in the 5400 block of North Harlem Avenue just before midnight, when an offender approached with a gun.READ MORE: Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Grant Park Near Roosevelt Road
The offender pointed a gun at the cab driver’s chest and demanded money.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup
The victim handed over money and the robber ran off.
Police said the driver was not physically hurt, but did suffer a panic attack and was treated at a local hospital.MORE NEWS: Watchdog Report Says CPD Has Taken Few Steps To Fix Problems With Records Management In Court Cases
No one is in custody.