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Robber Threw Things At Victims, Forced Them To Give Over Property In West Town, Police Say

The robber was a 16-year-old boy, police said.

A 14-year-old girl who was shot in the head Wednesday was listed in critical condition at Comer Children’s Hospital, officials said.
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CHICAGO — At least two people were robbed and had things thrown at them during recent robberies in West Town, police said.

A robber walked up to the victims and demanded their property, according to a Chicago Police community alert. The robber, a teen boy, threw items at the victims and forced them to hand over their belongings, then ran away.

The robberies happened:

  • 4:55 p.m. April 25 in the 1600 block of West Huron Street
  • 4:50 p.m. April 25 in the 1600 block of West Huron Street

The robber was described as an approximately 16-year-old boy who wore a gray hooded sweatshirt and gray or black sweatpants, police said.

Anyone with information about the robberies was asked to call police at 312-747-8380.