2009 Lincoln Park muggings and interactive map

Summer in Chicago is a great time to get outside and enjoy a walk around your neighborhood, but it is crucial to be aware of your surroundings at all times. Last summer there were a total of eight muggings that took place throughout the Lincoln Park area.

The victims, who were mostly men in their 20s, who were approached on foot and asked for their wallet and then beaten. Two of the eight victims were hospitalized.

Nearly all of the attacks occurred at the end of July to the beginning of August. Police believe that the string of attacks are linked to each other. Investigations are still being conducted.

View this interactive Google Map to find out if a mugging occurred near you.

The Chicago Police Department website offers safety tips for city travel.

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April 14, 2010. Tags: , , , , , . Uncategorized. Leave a comment.