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Man Charged With Sexually Abusing, Robbing Man In Lakeview

The attack happened early Tuesday in the 800 block of West Waveland Avenue.

Parnell Barners has been charged with robbing and sexually abusing a man in Lakeview, police said.
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CHICAGO — A man has been charged with robbing and attempted to sexually abuse another man early Tuesday in Lakeview.

Early Tuesday, Parnell Barners “sexually abused the victim by attempting to force himself in a sexual manner” in the 800 block of West Waveland Avenue, according to a Chicago Police news release. After the attack, Barners took the 27-year-old victim’s cellphone and ran off, police said.

At 4:03 a.m., Barners was arrested in the 1200 block of North Clark Street, police said.

Barners was charged with robbery and criminal sexual abuse, police said. He was scheduled to appear in Bond Court on Wednesday.