A man who grabbed a $7,000 camera from a California tourist in the Gold Coast was chased down by the tourist and two construction workers and caught by security guards and police, authorities said.
Allen McCrone, 26, of the first block of Boxwood Court in Springdale, Ohio, remains in Cook County Jail today, charged with robbery, police said. A judge Saturday set bail for McCrone at $60,000 and he is slated to appear for a preliminary hearing on Friday, according to Cook County Jail records.
On Friday about 1:30 p.m., police were called to the 800 block of North Michigan Avenue for a battery in progress and spoke with the victim, a man from California, who said McCrone pushed him, ripped his $7,000 camera off his shoulder, and took off on foot, police said.
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