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Teen Robbed of Clothes Off His Back at Gunpoint

Three people, including one with a handgun, forced a 15-year-old onto the ground during the afternoon of Jan. 8.

Three people stole pieces of clothing off of a 15-year-old at gunpoint Jan. 8, according to Bolingbrook police. 

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The 15-year-old male was walking behind Honey Jam Cafe, 120 E. Boughton Rd., at 3:42 p.m. on the Winston Village side when he was approached by three males. One of the offenders displayed a handgun. 

All three offenders pushed the victim to the ground. They then removed his white hoodie, T-shirt and blue jeans and fled on foot. The victim returned home in his shorts. After putting his shoes back on, he called the police.

Officers were unable to locate the offenders at the time of the call, but were able to gather information through the preliminary investigation.

The incident remains under investigation.

Buford Pusser January 17, 2013 at 02:39 PM
It's the fault of the parents that raise their children, not that of the Police or Mayor. Life and choices begin at home.
missy January 17, 2013 at 05:41 PM
i have lived in winston village for a long time and it has never been a ghetto gang infested area. the crime has been recently and hopefully they get this kid that is terrorizing the people that live there and obviously the kids that live here too.
poker face January 18, 2013 at 01:35 AM
Uncle Jesus, enough w/ the full mof crap stuff.You need an education on BB. A) That Jewel serviced the whole east side and most of the west to Schmidt B) I know the MGR. C) You should have been there on New years eve........... 3 security guards in the liquor dept. actually bending over the undesireables as they were looking at the items to shop lift. D) your staement of regarding the 1970 buildings. Please take note and lookaround you. Dominicks and Jewel pulled out of the first locations because they backed up to thugville's. Dominicks left BB entirely, & the other store is quit away from civilization.............more difficult to disappear into townhomes. Walmart want to leave their building too but............thanks to comunity envolvment they were not allowed to leave, so they were stuck remodeling instead of rebuilding.I don't mean to make any enemy of you but the shop lifting #'s of the Jewel # 126 made you wonder why they were there so long. HMMMMM I wonder why Portillos has armed guards there? Surely not be of u & me.
poker face January 18, 2013 at 01:46 AM
I worked there too Tobias for 5 years. You are correct about the BB now. The store was not like that in the 1970's. We had punks out here then too but they did not harm people.........mostly prank stuff. I guess Mr. Jesus never read the police blotter in the 80's w/ the shop lifting arrests, and the purse snatchers that actualy work out of the store when the women would leave their purses in the carts. The reason it got outta hand is the change in the police. If you want to have job security become a gang squad. The whole 2 of them are really cleaning up this town ay? The way to start changing is to flush those turds down the drain..........you & friends get registered to vote and get the old out of office!
poker face January 18, 2013 at 01:54 AM
Quit story booking this missy. Hang out in you front yard, or in your street or in your designated parking area and really see what goes on. Check out the school bus stop too.........you'll get an education. Hell I had to retrieve my sons stolen bike from the club house in the 80's. While putting it in my truck a skinny little white boy gave the thief a 2x4 w/ nails in it hidden in the bushes at your club house. Until the cops were there I had to swing 1/2 of my 30 ft half inch tow chain to protect myself. My dear open you eyes.
poker face January 18, 2013 at 01:55 AM
righttttttttttt & it's the guns and knives that kill people too.
missy January 18, 2013 at 03:34 AM
Ok poker face. I live in the area and that was my child that was robbed at gunpoint. Crime is everywhere no matter where you go. I'm just stating that I have lived here and never had any problems till now. I have also had 2 kids graduate from Bolingbrook high school and have seen everything that goes on from in school to out of school. My eyes are open believe me! And to verbal sniper... Not everyone on section 8 has problems. And riverstone and Innsbruck don't even accept it!
Buford Pusser January 18, 2013 at 04:33 AM
Riverstone and Innsbruck as well as anyone can't refuse Section 8 and Innsbruck has had Section 8 for at least 20 years.
Ballseck Malone January 18, 2013 at 05:19 AM
It's not the Mayor's fault. He is being put against the wall by the Chicago machine. Where do you think all of the Cabrini Green trash went when Chicago kicked them all out a few years ago? Answer: Section 8 housing in all suburbs. I asked Clair face to face years back why he doesn't demolish Innsbrook or Beaconridge and he simply told me that he can't, he cannot touch it, it is subsidized housing. Otherwise, he would lose a ton of state money for important Bolingbrook efforts. His back is against the wall. Clair is a great Mayor. Look at all of the business he has brought to Bolingbrook. Promenade??? Weber growing like crazy??? That's why he is going to get another term soon and nobody is running against him. Give Clair some credit.
Ballseck Malone January 18, 2013 at 05:24 AM
I got your back Missy!!! Winston Village was never a bad area.. We just have a few thugs that are mostly from other areas coming into Bolingbrook and taking advantage of our peaceful community. We need to get these bastards!! JW
Ballseck Malone January 18, 2013 at 05:25 AM
Blow it out your ass Poker Face.
missy January 18, 2013 at 05:45 AM
Call Innsbruck and river stone and ask them. I bet Innsbruck says they don't and river stone accepts low income families but not people that have a voucher from section 8. But all that really doesn't matter. The kids growing up now are different from when I grew up. And it's not just in Bolingbrook it's all over the place. I'm not defending anyone I mean my son was the one robbed embarrassed and degraded by these kids. You just don't know how badly I want that kid so I can show him what it feels like but I can't. And for the record the bpd has helped me a lot with this incident and will find him. Once they get him I'm sure a good amount of the things going on in Winston village will stop. Yah there is still gonna be young kids doing stupid things but that's everywhere. I'm just glad my son was not shot or beat up and he's still with me today.
missy January 18, 2013 at 05:55 AM
Thanks Malone lol.
poker face January 19, 2013 at 01:21 AM
Yahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh That's what I'm talking about.
poker face January 19, 2013 at 01:27 AM
hey ball sack blow it up your ass. I call it as I see it I've been here since 67 and have seen it all. Missy I'm sorry but your lying I think. If you'er not you should've been watching out for your child. You knpw dam well and have heard about kids getting their jackets and shoes stolen. Instead of being on the patch to no where pay attention to what, & where your children do.
poker face January 19, 2013 at 01:38 AM
Hey Ballsack, now I know where you are coming from. A Clair supporter and lover. You, Johnny Mathis and stevie wonder all have something in common..........you're deff and blind. Regarding BB politics........well alot of those townhomes in fernwood and beaconridge that are on section 8 are infact OWNED BY YOU LOCAL POLITICIANS IN TH '80'S. your face to face w/ the best mayor you think is a lie.The gov don't own the property the politicians do. Since the 80's they should own these outright by now and it's all proffit baby. Do fucking title search ass hole and see the truth. Then come back to the patch when your edumacated. I hope to never use this language again........but man some of you people just don't get it.
poker face January 19, 2013 at 01:46 AM
Missy if this is true I don't believe the BPD will help you. You will never find these punks/thugs. Nor will the BPD. In the 80's missy, one of my sons was beaten w/ a baseball bat by an 18 year old gang bang out of beaconridge. The only reason they stopped beating him was because they thought he was dead. My son was 16 The cops knew who it was that did that to him and nothing was ever done. Because I had no money or job..........thanks to read my lips bush #1 I could not afford an attorney let alone the medical. So you know my sons hands shake as if he has parkensons & he's now 36 years old. All you ass holes that believe you're in fantasy land need to open you eyes and shut you mouths.
Ballseck Malone January 19, 2013 at 02:31 AM
Hey joker face. You are obviously simple minded and most likely a die-hard liberal. Go hug some trees and puree yourself a grass and tree bark vegetable drink. You are welcome Missy!!!!! Joker Face. I don't waste my time with simpletons of your caliber. Tootles!!!
Ballseck Malone January 19, 2013 at 02:33 AM
Hey joker face. Maybe you should call Oprah. Are your welfare check too small???Maybe Oprah will hug you or give you a car.
Ballseck Malone January 19, 2013 at 02:37 AM
In the 80's, The Cure was awesome. So was Eddie Money, Madonna, Michael Jackson, etc...... I strolled through Winston Woods with my friends at 12AM back in the 80s and I was never scared of somebody jacking me with a gun and taking my clothes. However Joker Face, you will blame The Bush's for that not being possible today. Just like every other liberal. What do you think about Obama???? I bet you love him giving away working class people's money to lazy people right?
Ballseck Malone January 19, 2013 at 03:04 AM
Joker Face. I grew up with Missy and I moved here in 1974. I can tell you that Missy is not lying like you say. What reason do you have to call her a fraud?? You don't even know her!!! I'm guessing you are a fraud yourself and that's why you assume everyone else is. Get a life loser!!! Do you really expect Missy to follow her child around 24/7 in order to keep him safe? You are delusional!!!!
Ballseck Malone January 19, 2013 at 03:15 AM
Melissa. You do a great job and I am glad that The Patch has a Bolingbrook section. Thanks for your work and disregard the idiots who think you guys have a ton of money and staff to do this and should be faster. Maybe you should charge those people for reading news here??? LOL!!
poker face January 19, 2013 at 05:26 PM
Hey Ball sack, If Missy is telling the truth then I'm sorry. Thats IF. as far as you go you have it all wrong about me and now you have no where to go but get punchy w/me. What the hell does one do when they "stroll" at 12 am ...........look thru windows? You're not a peeper are you? You soundeds okay until the Michael Jackson thing I bet you really beat it too...........probably dreaming of Missy................ouch!
missy January 20, 2013 at 06:52 AM
Poker face first off my child had nothing on that cost a lot of money! He had Levi jeans on an Aeropostale t shirt and a hoodie over that. Also he's a sophomore in high school and I knew where he was going! Like I mentioned before me and my kids have never had issues with anyone in this area. So I've always felt safe and felt they were safe. I can't help that someone's else's child obviously has some major problems upstairs that he would do something like that! Go ask bpd what the name of the mother of the child that got robbed is!! I have no apparent reason to lie! Were you following your child when he got hurt?? I can't be up my kids asses all the time! They do not cause trouble! I have 5 children and a full time job and a home to keep up with while doing it alone. If I had to drive everyone where they wanted to go I would be in my car from the time I go to work till its time to go to bed! What about their homework and feeding them?? My son was walking to his cousins house so they could go to a game at brooks middle school. Bpd has helped and everything is already in the works. Not to mention they were to me n my son before I was off the phone with 911. They will get him. I have lived in Bolingbrook for 36 years also and never had problems like this!
missy January 20, 2013 at 06:58 AM
And I'm quite sure Malone was not beating it and dreaming of me! Sorry! He's just stating that back in the 80s and early 90s kids could do whatever till whenever and never had this bullshit happen. I grew up on Bedford then on lee n enjoyed my childhood because it was nothing like now! These kids that don't cause trouble can't play outside like we did. And that's sad...but it's everywhere not just bb
poker face January 20, 2013 at 07:34 PM
Where are you going here?Look I'll apologize again.Who knows on the Blogg if you're lying or not? I can tell by your last 2 messages that you have diarhea of the mouth.You talk too much. Nobody on this blogg needs to know where you lived,or where you are now! Now from this I also know your single w/5 kids & overwhelmed, have a car, and your sons age .In the 80's and 90's Bedford & Lee were okay. Winston Village was not, & still ain't.If I saw this happening I would 've helped no matter what color. Stop talking your personal info. I bet you the gun was a replica or an air pistal. You may not believe in hand guns...I do, but you can still take classes to learn the differences of appearance. Even ask a good gun owner. Once you know at that time, the situation is changed. It's too bad your son has dealt w/ this.Thugs are in Win Vill.That's why Cops are moon liting as armed security at Portillo's. You confuse me now that you do acknowledge thugs in Win Vill. They are nothing but punks learning/practicing how to be real ones. I have been face to face w/ them.I've chased them in my truck. I have caught one and pulled him out the drivers window and gave a 1 minute beating. His partner stayed in the car like I told him, when it was his turn he started to cry, I laughed & called him a pussy. DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME! I was all over watching my 3 sons.The bat to the head kid is lucky he's alive his head looked like a split open grape.He had no business being in Beaconridge.
poker face January 20, 2013 at 07:40 PM
A man can be a perfect gentleman. That doesn't mean he is dreamless. I wouldn't know. If you're fine w/ him then he's a good neighbor. I wouldn't know. Actually I meant it to be funny....I couldn't resist the oportunity w/ the MJ (RIP) thing. But actually Eddy Money ain't my bag either but couldn't think of a joke for him other than the stupid geico commercial w/ him.
Ballseck Malone January 20, 2013 at 11:11 PM
Let it go poker face. Please. If you want to keep it up, just let me know where you want to meet me and what day and time. We can talk about this face to face. I'm in Bolingbrook. Otherwise, drop it and leave Missy alone please. Move on to another story and bash another victim. Thanks.
Mickey January 23, 2013 at 09:55 PM
It's the police that are slow. Not the patch. Makes me nervous these days. Reading all these unsolved police reports shows me they are slow at everything. It is making me think harder about getting my own gun soon.
Fernan Catherine De Guia-ty September 20, 2013 at 10:14 AM
Looking at one of townhome at norman lane fr winston villag, we really like the townhome but really concern about locAtion i have a teenage daughter And 2nd grader.is this village really safe???!!

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