Men Beaten after Being Enticed to Bar by Woman

Joliet police say the pair showed up at a bar at Ruby and Hickory streets shortly after midnight and were immediately set upon by men with bats and clubs.

Two men lured to a Joliet bar by a woman they met at the Louis Joliet Mall were beaten with bats and golf clubs early Tuesday morning, Joliet Police Cmdr. Rich Demick said.

The victims met the woman at about 5 p.m. Monday, and she invited them to join her later at a bar at Ruby and Hickory streets, Demick said. They arrived at about 12:15 a.m. and were immediately attacked by three Hispanic men, he said.

One victim was hit in the face with a baseball bat and the other in the body with a golf club. The motive is believed to have been robbery, but the two men were able to flee without losing any possessions, Demick said.

They flagged down a police car near Six Corners at Ruby, Raynor and Plainfield Road, and the bat victim was transported to Provena St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet for treatment, he said.



John Roberts January 16, 2013 at 03:19 PM
Now how many people think this is going to happen when people get to walk around with their pistols?...go a head lure someone to a bar or a house and try something....I hope to hear of people doing this to others being shot...Seems we have a thing going on here in Joliet about luring people to places and attacking them....
GlockG22Shoots40s January 16, 2013 at 05:20 PM
Why don't they mention the name of the bar in the article? And it's unclear if the attack was in the bar or outside. Before or after they entered? Who's the reporter (term loosely given) here? Do your job...
Long time joliet January 16, 2013 at 07:27 PM
crime happens everywhere especially if your not paying attention to your surroundings when you pump gas dont leave your car with the keys in them or you might have to walk home dont leave your purse or phone in the car so someone can break you window dont meet someone in a dark alley because you might get robbed or raped COME ON PEOPLE BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS
Tina January 17, 2013 at 03:22 AM
Really?? Hickory St again? Damn. What happened to that neighborhood??
Jax January 21, 2013 at 12:55 PM
Joliet is the butthole of the united states I hate this town always have and always will its filled with scummy people and scummy places. Its a joke the amount in taxes we pay and how dirty the whole city appears


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