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Police, EMS Respond to Robbery in Zone 4

Date: September 7, 2022
Incident Type: Robbery
Location: Zone 4

At approximately 4:48 p.m. on September 7, police in Zone 4 responded to the 240 block of Winston Street for reports of a strong-arm robbery. 

A juvenile actor had hired a taxi/ride-hail driver on the North Side and once the vehicle neared Hazelwood, the suspect robbed the driver as he went to make change. 

No weapon was seen. The actor left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. 

Paramedics took the driver to a local hospital in good condition for evaluation. 

The investigation is active and ongoing. 

Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller