2 arrested after Lakeview armed robbery

Written By Chicago News Report on Sunday, December 4, 2011 | 12/04/2011 08:30:00 PM


Two suspects are in police custody after a victim was robbed near a Lakeview neighborhood play lot.

At approximately 7:45 p.m., an armed robbery was reported on the 2900 block of North Mildred Avenue, near George and Mildred; just steps away from Weisman Park.

Police said two black male offenders and a Hispanic male offender robbed the victim at gunpoint.

Investigators said the thieves stole the victim’s wallet and an iPod touch.

The black suspects were described as young, and were last seen wearing black hooded sweatshirts.

The Hispanic offender has a thin moustache.

At 7:47 p.m., police apprehended two suspects, who were positively identified by the victim, at the Diversey Brown, Purple Line train station at 940 West Diversey.

Police recovered the suspects’ weapon and the victim’s property.

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