Homeless man charged after attacking woman with belt

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A homeless man is charged with attempted armed robbery after witnesses say he attacked a woman with his belt.

Kawame Jaco was arrested Sunday morning near the Magnificent Mile.

A witness told police he saw Jaco approach a woman sitting in the park and began hitting her with his belt.

The woman said he demanded money and attacked her when she refused.

Two people chased the man and held him until police arrived.

The woman was treated for bruises at the hospital.


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