CHICAGO (CBS)– Authorities late Wednesday launched monitoring images of 3 guys believed in a violent house intrusion in an apartment on Fullerton Parkway in Lincoln Park.
The guys barged into a lady’s house, handcuffed her, taped her mouth shut, and after that beat and robbed her, authorities said.
A monitoring image of the suspects in a violent home intrusion on Fullerton Parkway in Lincoln Park on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. (Credit: Chicago Authorities).
The house intrusion and attack happened around 9:10 p.m. Tuesday in the Beachwalk Apartments, at 420 W. Fullerton Pkwy. just east of Clark Street. The building is mainly comprised of studio and one bedroom houses.
Police stated the 32-year-old woman was inside her home when she heard a knock on the door. When she addressed her door, 3 men hurried into inside. She did not understand the men, and they covered the peep hole while knocking, according to a cops source.
A monitoring image of the suspects in a violent house intrusion on Fullerton Parkway in Lincoln Park on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. (Credit: Chicago Authorities).
An authorities source said the guys were all armed with weapons and repeatedly slapped and struck her in the head and on her face and struck her in the head with an unidentified things.
One guy held her against the wall while the other two browsed the apartment or condo, the source stated. She was asked, “Where is the money? We understand you have cash here.”.
When she informed them she didn’t have any cash one of them put his gun inside her mouth and stated, “Do you wish to die today?” He then said, “We must shoot her and leave,” the police source stated.
The woman was then required to lie face down on the bed where she was handcuffed and had her mouth taped shut. The source said the males informed her not to move or take a look at them and they would be back.
The men went on to steal various products from the house prior to running off, authorities stated. A cops source stated they took a ceramic container filled with money, her handbag and wallet and a laptop.
The lady then ran to a next-door neighbor’s apartment to get help after the violent robbery. A 911 call said the victim walked into the next-door neighbor’s apartment or condo handcuffed and saying someone was “after her.”.
A police source said the next-door neighbor had the ability to take the cuffs off her while waiting for cops to arrive.
The lady was carried to Supporter Illinois Masonic Medical Center where her condition was stabilized, according to police. She was still recovering Wednesday.
A surveillance image of the suspects in a violent house intrusion on Fullerton Parkway in Lincoln Park on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. (Credit: Chicago Authorities).
Modified descriptions of the suspects were included.
The first guy was described as an African-American male between 35 and 45, standing 5 feet 4 to 5 feet 9 inches tall and using all black clothes. The victim said he weighed 150 to 175 pounds with brown eyes and black hair in braids. He was wearing black trousers, a black shirt, black shoes and a gold necklace.
The second suspect was described as an African-American male between the ages of 26 and 28 with a light skin tone and a thin build, wearing a white long-sleeve t-shirt. He had brown eyes and black hair and was using blue jeans, the victim earlier informed police.
The suspect was described as an African-American male in between 26 and 28 years of ages, standing between 5 feet 6 and 5 feet 9 inches high. Cops said he was using a red scarf or hoody with a black coat over it, and had actually shaved hair on the sides that was intertwined on top.