Woman robbed while riding Divvy bike in Old Town, incident caught on video
WGN
WGN - "Stephenson said she and some of her neighbors have requested additional police patrols and also are considering hiring private security."

via WGN:

CHICAGO -- (WGN) -- A woman was robbed while she was riding a Divvy bike in the city's Old Town neighborhood and the incident was caught on surveillance video.

The woman was robbed while on the 1800 block of North Sedgwick Street on Wednesday. She was pulled from the bike and had her purse stolen.

The woman told officers that three offenders were black males, 15 to 18 years old, and 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall. She told police their car is a black Honda Civic or Honda Accord with an out-of-state plate that may begin with 311.

The robbery was one of two on Wednesday in the neighborhood. According to North Side neighborhood blog CWB Chicago, it was one of seven in the area since Jan. 14.

Old Town resident Karen Stephenson lived in the neighborhood for 38 years. She believes the streets have never been more dangerous.

FULL STORY: Woman robbed while riding Divvy bike in Old Town, incident caught on video - WGN

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