Uber driver may be responsible for Lincoln Park Armed Robbery, Police say

By Mina Bloom | March 29, 2016 3:24pm | Updated on March 29, 2016 3:27pm


Police released a photo of the man who is responsible for the armed robbery Tuesday.

Chicago Police Department

LINCOLN PARK — Police said a man who is responsible for an armed robbery in Lincoln Park earlier this month was seen driving a car with an Uber sticker affixed to the window. 

The crime happened March 18 at 3:35 p.m., police said. 

A man pulled out a handgun and robbed a woman inside her garage in the 2000 block of North Kenmore Avenue, police said in an alert.

Police describe the man as white with a fair complexion, between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-6 and between 160-170 pounds.

He was seen driving a grey car, which is shown in the top right of the below photo. Police describe the car as a 2016 Volkswagen Jetta with an Uber X sticker affixed to the lower right side of the back window.

A spokesman for Uber did not immediately respond to a request for comment.