CHICAGO (CBS) – Police are searching for two men who caused a car robbery Saturday morning in the South Shore neighborhood. The men appear to have used a dog as a weapon.
At around 4:30 a.m., the victim was trying to get into his car, which was parked along E. 67 Street near South Jeffery, when the pitbull and its owner approached him. The owner dropped the dog on him so they could rob him.
The 30-year-old’s black Nissan was still parked there a few hours later, but the robbers took his wallet, keys and money, and the dog bit his left arm and both legs. .
Police said he then took himself to the University of Chicago Medical Center for treatment.
He is in a serious condition.
No one was detained. Area One detectives are investigating.