Rideshare driver attacked, robbed by passengers in Greater Grand Crossing: Chicago police

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Rideshare driver attacked, robbed by passengers on South Side: CPD
A rideshare driver was targeted in a Greater Grand Crossing, Chicago robbery on Wednesday morning, police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A group of passengers robbed and attacked a rideshare driver on the South Side early Wednesday morning, Chicago police said.

Police said the robbery happened around 3:30 a.m. in the city's Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.

The passengers allegedly forced the driver to hand over his phone and hit him in the face before running away.

Chicago police put out a community alert on Monday, warning of five similar robberies targeting rideshare drivers on the West Side this month.

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