Police: Woman pepper sprayed in robbery attempt outside Ann Sather's in Lakeview

September 5, 2013 2:08:32 PM PDT
Chicago police are investigating after woman was pepper sprayed during a robbery attempt in the Lakeview neighborhood.

The woman was sprayed while walking past the Ann Sather's restaurant on Belmont near Sheffield.

Investigators say the woman was walking down the street about 9:30 Wednesday morning when a woman in her 20s sprayed her and tried to steal her phone.

The victim suffered minor injuries. The would-be robber ran away without the phone.