3 charged in elderly man's robbery

March 2, 2010 10:58:00 AM PST
Three teens who allegedly knocked down and robbed a 75-year-old man on the city's Southwest Side have been charged. Police say Shakeil Robinson, 19, and two juvenile accomplices were chased down and captured immediately after the robbery.

The robbery occurred just after 4 p.m. Monday in the 6700-block of South Western. Police say the teens knocked the victim to the ground, punched and kicked him, then went through his pockets and took his money.

The victim suffered minor injuries.