Eight arrested in mob-style muggings, 17 at large (Video)

The mob-style muggings struck as the city kicked off its summer festival season attracting thousands to the Blues Festival at Grant Park, the North Center’s Rib Fest, the Printers Row Book Fair and more.

Mitchell Coradarrowe, 18, of the 5900 block of South Indiana Avenue, was charged with one felony count of mob action and one felony count of aggravated battery

A Chicago man was in bond court at noon Monday for his role in what police say was a mob attack on a tourist.

The beaten tourist was just one of several victims hurt in separate mob attacks over the weekend, including an unsolved one Sunday night in Streeterville.

Seven teens and one adult are behind bars after Saturday night’s attacks, but 17 teens involved in a Sunday night attack are still at large.

A 36-year-old man coming home from work was attacked by a mob of 17 teens on N. DeWitt Sunday night. He suffered injuries to his head and face, and was taken to Northwestern’s ER. He will be alright.

Each charged with three felony counts of mob action after three people, including tourists, were robbed, beaten and mugged – one ambush left a 40-year-old man recovering from a broken jaw.

Police said the man was mugged near the 500-block of North State Street moments after hundreds left the Blues Festival at Grant Park. Investigators said the beating involved up to ten attackers and happened shortly before 10:00 p.m.

He was jumped near this busy intersection and is recovering at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Another man, 31, was also taken to Northwestern after the beating. He sustained minor injuries.


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