CHICAGO — A convicted felon allegedly stole over $56,000 value of classic watches from the Ralph Lauren retailer on the Magnificent Mile final month, simply hours earlier than he was arrested for a hammer assault at Mom Hubbard’s bar in River North.
Anthony M. Strozier, 31, was caught on surveillance video utilizing bolt cutters to snip the lock of an vintage glass case on the high-end store at 750 N. Michigan Ave. on July 26, in line with Chicago police and Cook dinner County courtroom information.
Later that day, he went to Mom Hubbard’s at 5 W. Hubbard St. and an worker there recognized him as the one who pepper-sprayed him and hit him within the face with a claw hammer on June 16, in line with courtroom information.
The worker suffered a concussion and required 13 stitches to his brow, information present. Strozier was arrested and charged with the assault, then launched from Cook dinner County Jail on July 29 after placing up a $2,000 deposit.
He was arrested once more on Monday in River North within the theft case and was anticipated in bond courtroom on Tuesday, police mentioned. He was beforehand convicted of a felony rely of retail theft in 2016 and sentenced to 2 years of probation.
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