Bond set at $1 million for man charged with Wrigleyville beating

SHARE Bond set at $1 million for man charged with Wrigleyville beating
Ozzie Scott / photo from Chicago Police

Ozzie Scott / photo from Chicago Police

A judge set bond at $1 million on Saturday for a man charged with beating and trying to rob a woman in Wrigleyville Friday morning.

Officers responding to a call for a well-being check about 5:20 a.m. in the 3300 block of North Sheffield found 28-year-old Ozzie Scott with the 25-year-old woman, according to a statement from police News Affairs.

Scott had battered and tried to rob the woman, who was found with facial injuries, police said.

She was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in “serious but stable” condition, police said.

Scott, of the 7100 block of South Cornell, was charged with one felony count each of aggravated battery and attempted robbery, police said.

Scott was ordered held on a $1 million bond on Saturday, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office. He is next due in court Oct. 17.

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