Pedestrian Robbed On Ridgeland Avenue


Police are searching for two men who are responsible for attacking and robbing an Oak Park pedestrian last week on Monday.

The victim was walking on the 300 block of South Ridgeland Avenue at roughly 11:55 p.m. Aug. 6 when two men approached the person and demanded belongings. The victim complied but was struck twice in the face before the assailants took off running north on Ridgeland Ave. with the pedestrian’s possessions.

One of the suspects is described by police as late teens or early twenties, 5’8″ with a thin build. The second suspect is described as late teens or early twenties, 6’1″ with a thin build. Both of the men were wearing hoodies.

Anyone with more information about the identities of the two perpetrators is encouraged to reach out to the Oak Park Police Department to assist them with the investigation. You can contact them at 708-386-3800 or provide an anonymous tip by visiting


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