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.READ MORE: Bucktown Woman Shaken After Being Carjacked During Saturday Morning Spree, And She's Not The First Victim In Her Family
One of the offenders tried to strike the victim with the baseball bat and the victim fled.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dangerous Wind Chills For Next 2 Nights
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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.