A man terrorized shoppers in Chicago’s biggest shopping mall, Friday, by smashing his SUV through an outside entrance and chasing shoppers around as he drove through its main concourse.
The man plowed his SUV through an entrance by the Sears outlet at Woodfield Mall, and then drove around inside, smashing kiosks, chasing customers, and causing thousands of dollars in damage.
Woodfield is a suburban city just west of Chicago’s O’Hare Airport and about 30 miles west of downtown Chicago.
A number of videos of the incident made by shocked shoppers were posted to social media.
— ronin (@nipsfalloff) September 20, 2019
The car drove into woodfield through sears right passed my mom! Sooo scary! pic.twitter.com/bwm85RRr6T
— Nicole Doyle (@Nikkidoylee) September 20, 2019
Another shopper was able to snap some photos of the after math and the driver being led off by police.
#BREAKING: A man behind the wheel of a black SUV drove through Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg Friday afternoon.
He drove through Sears & damaged several other stores including Forever 21 & Hollister.
Driver in police custody.@cbschicago
Photo Courtesy: Nik Farooqui pic.twitter.com/L5GoDk7WHH
— Eric Cox (@EricCoxTV) September 20, 2019
The man was also seen in photos calmly sitting as police prepared to take him into custody.
Some of the destruction at the Sears Woodfield store… pic.twitter.com/jGSH1ZnMQk
— Mike (@MrRunningJokes) September 20, 2019
Police have no motive as of yet, but the driver of the vehicle was taken into custody without incident.
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