Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Community Alert: Police Seek Man Who Mugged Elderly Woman in Truman Square
On May 8, an elderly woman was getting out of her car on the 4700 block of Winthrop around 3:30pm. She was approached by a man who asked her for directions, then pepper-sprayed her and took her purse.
He was later seen trying to use her credit cards at a gas station where these pictures were taken on the surveillance camera.
He is described as a black male, 40-45 years of age, 6' to 6'3", with a slender build. He was observed observed exiting a black sedan, possibly a Dodge Avenger.
If you have any information that can help identify him, please contact the Area North Detectives at (312) 744-8263.