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Lakeview Robber Shoved Gun In 1 Victim’s Face, Beat Another Person

One person was robbed at gunpoint and another victim was roughed up without the robber taking anything, 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 — A robber held up one person and beat another person recently in Lakeview, police said.

During the robbery, a man walked up to a victim, held a gun to the victim’s face and then robbed the person, according to a Chicago Police community alert. In the other incident, the thief walked up to the victim from behind, beat the victim and then went through his or her belongings and ran off without taking anything.

The incidents occurred:

  • at 5:50 p.m. June 30 in the 600 block of West Oakdale Avenue
  • at 9:24 p.m. Friday in the 3300 block of North Clifton Avenue

The attacker was a white man who was 38-45 years old, 5-foot-10 to 6-foot-2, 180-190 pounds and had short, brown hair, police said.

Anyone with information about the attacks was asked to call police at 312-744-8263.