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Police in Chicago are actively searching for three assailants who committed a shocking armed robbery in broad daylight within the affluent Lakeside district, Your Content has learned.
The victim, a 45-year-old woman, was ambushed while walking on the sidewalk when a car suddenly pulled up. The attackers, donning masks and hoodies, swiftly exited the vehicle and targeted the woman at gunpoint.
In a harrowing display of violence, the assailants forcefully pushed the frightened victim to the ground and demanded her valuables. The entire incident was captured by a nearby Ring camera, amplifying the victim’s screams that reverberated through the neighborhood.
Authorities have not yet made any arrests in connection with the incident. It is concerning to note that thefts in the city have risen by a staggering 64 percent year on year, as reported by FlipBoard.
This shocking and unexpected incident has left the residents of the typically peaceful and quiet area on edge. The community remains vigilant as they await updates from the police in hopes of bringing the perpetrators to justice.