Chicago crime: Man seriously hurt after dog attack, robbery in Jackson Park, police say

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Saturday, April 2, 2022
Man seriously hurt from dog attack, robbery on South Side, police say
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A man was seriously hurt after a robbery and pit bull dog attack in Jackson Park on the city's South Side, the Chicago Police Department said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man is in serious condition after he was attacked by a dog and then robbed Saturday morning on the South Side, Chicago police said.

A 30-year-old man was attempting to enter his parked vehicle at about 4:30 a.m. in Jackson Park's 2000 block of East 67th Street when a pit bull began to attack him, police said. Two unknown offenders then approached the man and took his belongings.

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The victim sustained dog bites and lacerations to his left arm and both legs, police said. He self-transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he is in serious condition.

No one is in custody. Area One detectives are investigating.