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Woman says she was beaten during arrest

Tuesday, May 01, 2007
Chicago Sun-Times

An Andersonville woman says she was badly beaten, her nose broken and her face bruised, during a 2006 arrest by Chicago and Cook County police officers.
 
Now Delores "Lorie" Robare is suing the officers she says assaulted her at Ashland Avenue and Irving Park Road.
 
The officers reported that Robare, 52, was acting erratically in the road and was nearly hit by sheriff's process servers driving in the area.
 
After she quarreled with the sheriff's officers, city police were called and she resisted and struggled with them, according to a report.
 
Robare's attorney, Lawrence Jackowiak, doesn't deny she had been drinking, but says she wasn't intoxicated and did nothing to deserve the beating she got.
 
She was handcuffed while hospitalized but then never criminally charged
 
City and county police say they were unaware of her complaint or the lawsuit, filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court.
 
Steve Patterson


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