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Cellphone robbery reported in the Loop

A 27-year-old man had his phone snatched from his hand in the first block of East Adams Street, police said.

A man was robbed Sept. 30, 2019 in the first block of East Adams Street.
A man was robbed Sept. 30, 2019 in the first block of East Adams Street.
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Someone snatched a man’s phone from his hand Monday in the Loop.

Just after midnight, the 27-year-old was walking in the first block of East Adams Street when a male grabbed his phone and threw him to the ground, Chicago police said. The suspect ran off north on Wabash Avenue.

The man suffered a cut to his forehead and a minor pinky injury, police said. He refused medical attention.

No one is in custody as Area Central detectives investigate.

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