Man beaten, tased, tied up during attempted kidnapping in Bridgeport: Chicago police

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Des Plaines man charged in Bridgeport attempted kidnapping
Chicago police said a Des Plaines man has been charged in an attempted kidnapping in Bridgeport.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Three people tried to kidnap a man on Chicago's Southwest Side on Monday afternoon, police said.

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Police said the kidnapping attempt happened in the Bridgeport neighborhood's 3600-block of South Morgan Street.

The three suspects approached the victim and beat him, police said. They then put restraints on him and tried to force him into a vehicle.

The victim was also tased and his phone was stolen. One of the suspects was impersonating a police officer.

All three suspects ran when Chicago police showed up. Officers were able to grab one of those suspects, and charges are pending.

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