By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 23-year-old woman was left in critical condition after a violent robbery attempt in the Loop this weekend.

The robbery happened around 11:30 p.m. Saturday near State Street and Jackson Boulevard.

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Police said a man and a woman were walking when a group of about nine people came up and demanded money.

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Several suspects then started beating the man and woman.

They were able to flag down a passing driver for help.

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No one was in custody in the incident as of late Sunday.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff