Two women were attacked with stun guns in separate robberies in Chicago over the past week, police said.
The most recent incident occurred in the 1200 block of North Cleaver Street on Sept. 30 about 3:59 p.m. A 25-year-old woman was walking in the area when an unknown person used a “tasing/stunning device” causing the woman to fall to the ground, police said. The person with the stun gun took the woman’s personal belongings and fled. The woman refused medical attention.
The other incident occurred about 4:35 p.m. on Sept. 27 about 4:35 p.m. in the 700 block of South May Street. A 20-year-old woman was walking into a residence when an unknown attacker came up behind her and used a “stun gun type weapon” on her, police said. She fell to the ground the attacker took off with some of her personal belongings.
Area North Detectives were investigating.