Chicago crime: 3 in custody after 2 attacked in Lakeview

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- A group of three robbers attacked and stole from two victims in Lakeview Wednesday morning, Chicago police said.

A 46-year-old man was in the 900-block of West Belmont Avenue at about 4:36 a.m. when police said he was robbed by three people.

The victim was pushed to the ground and the robbers began battering him, police said.

A few minutes later, police said the same group attacked and robbed a 49-year-old man.

The 46-year-old man was transported to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in good condition and the 49-year-old man was transported to Swedish Covenant Hospital in good condition.

Three suspects, an 18-year-old man, 24-year-old man and a20-year-old woman, were taken into custody. A Chicago police officer was bitten by one of the suspects and transported to a hospital in good condition.

Area Three detectives are investigating.