Man Beaten, Robbed After Being Lured Into Park Via Social Media
Four people were arrested Thursday after a woman lured a man into a park in west suburban Glendale Heights, where the man was attacked and robbed by three males.
Christina Hedges, 19, arranged for a meeting with the 22-year-old man through social media and the pair met about 10:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Jacobsen Avenue, according to a statement from Glendale Heights police.
During the meeting, Hedges and the man walked to Camera Park, where he was attacked by three males who threw him to the ground, punched and kicked him several times, police said. The males then stole his wallet, containing money, and cell phone before they ran away.
The man called police, and Hedges and the three males were arrested a short time later without incident in the 1400 block of Westchester Drive, police said.
Hedges, of Glendale Heights, has been charged with out count of robbery, police said.
Michael Green, 18, and Shawn Milliner, 19, both from Hanover Park, were charged with one count each of robbery and aggravated battery, police said. A male juvenile, whose identity was not released because of his age, was also arrested and an investigation is pending regarding possible charges against him.
Hedges, Green and Milliner were all taken to DuPage County Jail where they await a bond hearing.