Huffpost Crime

Tank Top Beating: Photo Of Man Who Beat Store Clerk Over Shirts Released

Posted: Updated:
TANK TOP BEATING CHICAGO
Chicago Police Department

Chicago police over the weekend released a photo of the man who attacked a Northwest Side store clerk with a baseball bat because his store did not carry XXXL tank tops.

The strange attack happened between 10:30 and 11 a.m. on July 16 in the 5500 block of West Belmont Avenue in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood.

According to DNAinfo Chicago, the attacker was already holding a baseball bat when he walked into the store and asked the 51-year-old clerk for the tank tops. When the clerk said they didn't sell that size, he was struck with a baseball bat and sustained a cut to his head.

Police say the attacker was black, between 23 and 30 years old, between 5'8" and 6' tall and weighing between 200 and 250 pounds. The man was wearing a red bandana and white tank top and had brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone with information is being urged to call detectives at 312-744-8261 or submit an anonymous tip at TIPSOFT.COM.

Also on HuffPost:

Close
Crime In Chicago
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Chicago Clerk Beaten With Baseball Bat Because … Store Didn't ...

NW Side Store Clerk Beaten for Not Having 3XL Tank Tops | NBC ...

PHOTO: Police Release Pic of Man Who Beat Store Clerk Over ...

Clerk beaten for not carrying 3XL tank tops - Springfield, IL - The ...

Northwest Side store owner beaten by man wanting 3XL tank tops

Tank Top Beating: Chicago Clerk Beaten With Bat For Not Having 3X Tank Top ...

Cops: Store clerk beaten with bat for not having 3X tank top shirts

Clerk beaten for not carrying 3XL tank tops