Girl pushed off bicycle during Shorewood robbery attempt

May 15, 2012

A 17-year-old girl reported being the victim of a strong-armed robbery Saturday morning in Shorewood.

According to the police report:

The girl was riding her bicycle in the 3900 block of North Downer Avenue at 9 a.m. when a man jumped out of a bronze Jeep Grand Cherokee.

He pushed her off her bike and demanded her cellphone.

She told him she didn’t have one and he drove off. She had cuts on her knees and an ankle.

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