Teen Charged With Striking Chicago Police Officer During Arrest for Loop Robbery – NBC Chicago
A 15-year-old boy was suspected of striking a Chicago police officer during an arrest for a robbery in the loop.
The teen was charged with robbery and resisting and aggravated battery to a peace officer, Chicago police said.
He was arrested Friday in the first block of West Jackson Boulevard after being identified as one of the offenders who took property from a woman, 35, on public transit in the 200 block of South State Street days earlier.
During the arrest, the teen struck one of the officers, police said.
No further information was immediately available.