By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two robberies were reported in the city’s Portage Park neighborhood just moments apart Saturday afternoon.

Around 4:05 p.m. in the 5800 block of West Warwick two people, one armed with a baseball bat, approached a 32-year-old man and attempted to rob him.

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One of the offenders tried to strike the victim with the baseball bat and the victim fled.

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The two offenders got in the victim’s vehicle by breaking the window.

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Just 10 minutes later in the 5300 block of West Berenice Avenue, two men with a baseball bat chased a 21-year-old man and struck him in the head, and took his property.

The victim was taken to Swedish Covenant Hospital for a head injury and was listed as in stable condition.
No one is in custody. Area Five detectives were investigating.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff