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Man in wheelchair luring South Loop robbery victims

Man in wheelchair luring South Loop robbery victims

A group of robbers have lured victims in the South Loop with a man panhandling from a wheelchair. The man in the wheelchair asks for change or a cigarette. As the victim approaches, other offenders attack them. The incidents occurred at 3:12 a.m. July 3rd in the 700 block of South Michigan Avenue, 9 a.m. July 4th in the 900 block of South Michigan Ave. 1:45 a.m, and June 30th in the 1200 block of South Wabash Avenue. Police say the man in the wheelchair is between 35 and 39 years of age. The other offender is between 20 and 25 years of age and was last seen wearing a red shirt. Three other suspects are also involved.