Two Robbers, One Strikes Victim with Bottle AFTER Purse Handed Over


View Larger Map 1900 North Halsted Armed Robbery Scene.

An armed robber struck a 25-year-old woman with a bottle after she handed over her purse to two robbers in the Lincoln Park neighborhood about 1:55 a.m. Monday.

The woman was walking in the 1900 block of North Halsted when she was approached by a man and a woman. The male offender pulled out a handgun and demanded the female victim’s purse. After the victim handed over her purse, the female offender with the male offender struck her with a bottle.

Both offenders fled northbound on Halsted in a blue hatchback car. No further description of the suspects is available.

The female victim was transported to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center — listed in good condition.

No word from police whether this robbery is related to other robberies in the Lincoln Park neighborhood the past two months.

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