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2 teen boys charged with violently robbing woman, 80, in Lincoln Park

A surveillance photo of the boys who attacked and robbed an 80-year-old woman Tuesday in the 1400 block of West Lill Street. | Chicago Police

Two teenage boys charged with attacking and robbing an 80-year-old woman Tuesday in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood have been released on electronic monitoring.

The incident happened at 5:18 p.m. in the 1400 block of West Lill Street, according to an alert issued Wednesday by Chicago Police.

On Thursday, the boys, ages 16 and 17, were taken by family members to Area North Headquarters, 2452 W. Belmont Ave., where they were taken into custody and charged with felony counts of robbery and aggravated battery to a victim over 60, police said.

They were both released on electronic monitoring on Friday, according to CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.