Group Attacks Man For iPhone In Gold Coast

Man suffered bumps, bruises and cuts on his head, police say

By Natalie Martinez
|  Monday, Jun 11, 2012  |  Updated 4:53 PM CDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Photo Poll: Do you Think Chicago is Safe?

NBCChicago.com

Paramedics assist a man who was beaten Sunday by a large group and robbed of his iPhone.

Photos and Videos
More Photos and Videos

A man was robbed of his iPhone in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood Sunday night, police said.

The 36-year-old man was walking home from work around 10 p.m. on the 800 block of North Dewitt Place when the group beat him and robbed him of his phone, authorities said.

The man suffered bumps, bruises and cuts on his head in the attack. He was released from Northwestern Memorial Hospital Monday morning.

Police said they're investigating, but didn't have anyone in custody as of Monday afternoon.

The incident is the latest in a series of attacks by a large group.

Two men were beaten and robbed by a group of 10 teens around 9:50 p.m. on the 500 block of North State Street. Another incident occurred around 10:20 p.m. Saturday when a man and a woman near the Red Line Station at State and Lake were approached by a group and the man was attacked, police said.

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Get Our Weather App
Stay ahead of the storm with the NBC... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out