Police: Report of tourists robbed in Loop unfounded

CHICAGO — Police say the report of  two out-of-town visitors were robbed at knifepoint while walking in the Loop is “unfounded.”

Earlier, it was reported that two 27-year-olds were walking downtown, when their GPS took them to Lower Wacker Drive.  They claimed three people approached them, pulled out a knife,and demanded their belongings.

Police now say the story was made up and charges are pending.