Oak Lawn man claims he fought with skinny, knife-wielding robber

  • Written by Laura Bollin

Two men reportedly robbed a man at 4:39 a.m. June 9 at a mobile home park in the 9100 block of Cicero Avenue.

            The 43-year-old man reportedly told police he was sitting in his car when a man approached his vehicle, opened the car door and held a knife to his neck. The man with the knife pulled him out of the car, and the two fought, he reportedly told police.

The man knife-wielding man then took the alleged victim’s gold chain from his neck.

The man whose chain was reportedly taken heard a male vice telling the man with the knife to kill him, and said the other man reportedly took his wallet, keys and cell phone out of his car. The man with the knife then pointed a .22 caliber handgun at the victim, police said.

 The man with the knife was described as white and “extremely skinny.” The gold chain, Jesus medallion on the chain, cell phone and wallet were reportedly worth $4,100.