4 arrested in attempted robbery of off-duty CPD sergeant near Lake View police station

A 16-year-old boy is charged with one count of attempted robbery and charges are pending against three others, police said.

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Several people tried to rob an off-duty Chicago police sergeant May 20, 2020, less than a block from the Town Hall District police station.

Several people tried to rob an off-duty Chicago police sergeant May 20, 2020, less than a block from the Town Hall District police station.

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A teenage boy has been charged and three other people were arrested after allegedly trying to rob an off-duty Chicago police sergeant near the Town Hall District police station in Lake View on the North Side.

The sergeant was entering a home at 2:18 a.m. when five people approached and attempted to rob him, according to Chicago police. The police station is less than a block away.

The sergeant identified himself as an off-duty officer and the suspects ran, police said. Four of them were taken into custody about an hour later in the 900 block of West Fletcher Street.

The 16-year-old boy is charged with one count of attempted robbery and charges are pending against the others, police said.

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