Woman robbed of French bulldog at gunpoint in Portage Park


A search is underway for a French bulldog stolen at gunpoint from a woman in Portage Park on the Northwest Side.

The woman, 64, was walking her dog, Peppa, about 7:45 p.m. Wednesday in the 5800 block of West Giddings Street, according to Chicago police and family.

A man walked up and pointed a gun at her, then tried stealing the dog, police said.


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The two struggled, causing the woman to fall to the ground, and the man ran away with the dog, police said.

She was taken to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries, according to police and family.

No arrests have been reported.

A woman walking her bulldog was injured in a struggle with a gun-wielding man Wednesday in Portage Park. The man then took the dog and fled, police say.



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