Woman robbed of purse in Cicero

CICERO – A woman was robbed of her purse by a man in the 5200 block of West 31st Street at 10:40 a.m. Nov. 8, the Cicero Police Department reported.

The woman said the man approached her in the street and made a gesture as if he had a gun in his pocket.

He then grabbed her purse and fled eastbound on 31st Street.

The suspect was described as Hispanic, between 14 and 17 years old, weighing 125 to 140 pounds, and was wearing a white sweater and blue jeans. The woman told police he also had a scar over his left eye.