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Senior citizen robbed in residential building in Lake View

Robber taking a senior citizen's property in the 3600 block of North Pine Grove Avenue | Chicago Police

A local activist is offering a $1,000 reward to anyone who can help identify the person who robbed an elderly woman in a residential building Sunday morning in the Lake View neighborhood on the North Side.

The woman was in the hallway of a residential building in the 3600 block of North Pine Grove Avenue about 8:55 a.m. when a robber pushed the senior to the ground and took her personal property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

The robber is described as a black or Hispanic man, between 39 and 44 years of age, standing 5-foot-10 to 6-foot and weighing 200-210 pounds, police said.

Anyone with information should contact Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.

Activist Andrew Holmes is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the robber’s arrest. Tips left at 1-800-883-5587 will be confidential.

Man who robbed a senior citizen in the 3600 block of North Pine Grove Avenue | Chicago Police

Surveillance photo of the suspect who robbed a senior citizen in the 3600 block of North Pine Grove Avenue. | Chicago Police