CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman was attacked, beaten, and robbed by eight people Wednesday evening near Belmont and Sheffield avenues in Lakeview.
At 7:18 p.m., the 22-year-old woman was outside in the 3200 block of North Sheffield Avenue – steps from the Belmont Red, Brown, and Purple Line Chicago Transit Authority stop – when the group came and two of them punched and pushed her to the ground, police said.READ MORE: Bucktown Woman Shaken After Being Carjacked During Saturday Morning Spree, And She's Not The First Victim In Her Family
While the victim was on the ground, one of the attackers, kicked her in the face, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dangerous Wind Chills For Next 2 Nights
One of the attackers then demanded her property, and she complied, police said.
The victim refused medical treatment, police said.MORE NEWS: Chicago White Sox Take Action After CBS 2 Investigators Expose Parking Scam Outside Sports Venues: Fans Getting Ripped Off By Conmen, Then Hit With Parking Tickets
No one was in custody late Wednesday. Area Three detectives were investigating.