Chicago crime: South Side mom of 6 says quick-thinking saved her in Englewood attack; police department investigating

Chicago crime: South Side mom of 6 says quick-thinking saved her in Englewood attack; police department investigating

CHICAGO (TOC) — A South Facet girl a mom of six stated she escaped what might have been a worse destiny and hopes her story will help others.

“I used to be operating for my life and I used to be simply scared,” she stated.

The lady was on her means residence from her buddy’s place, strolling acquainted streets, however ending up in unfamiliar territory.

“If they might have grabbed me, I’d have been gone,” she stated.

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The lady requested ABC7 to cover her identification, however not her story of survival.

“When was the second you knew one thing wasn’t proper?” requested ABC7’s Cate Cauguiran.

“After they swerved on me, how they swerved the automobile in entrance of me and stopped,” the girl stated.

Chicago police stated the theft occurred simply earlier than 1:00 a.m. Tuesday close to 69th and Halsted after two folks received out of a white SUV and confronted the sufferer.

“These guys blocked me in they usually jumped out the passenger aspect back and front and was like, ‘come right here, come right here,'” she stated.

She stated that is when her survival intuition kicked in.

“I took my purse and I tossed at them and I stepped again a pair occasions and I needed to kick out my footwear,” she stated.

The transfer purchased her time earlier than she stated one individual tried to seize her.

“As soon as they stated, ‘come right here, come right here’ I used to be already backed up sufficient I received out my footwear and I took off,'” the sufferer recalled. “If they might have snatched me it will have been over for me.”

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The lady managed to get away. Her attackers additionally took off, along with her stolen purse.

“On the finish of the day, I ought to be capable of stroll from my buddy’s home to my home with out being attacked or fearing for my life,” she stated.

Police have canvassed the world for surveillance video and stated to this point, nobody is in custody.

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