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Flossmoor man allegedly threatened state’s attorney with vehicle, threw drink in her face

A Flossmoor man has been charged after allegedly attacking Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, also a Flossmoor resident, in an incident Friday, June 21.

According to court records, William Swetz, 34, was charged with aggravated battery and aggravated assault with a motor vehicle after the incident. The alleged attack which occurred in the 800 block of Sterling Avenue, according to a report in the Chicago Sun-Times, citing Flossmoor police as its source.

Flossmoor Acting Police Chief Keith Taylor responded to a request for information from the Chronicle saying more information would follow, but as of Thursday morning, June 27, neither he nor any other village officials has provided any information about the incident.

The Sun-Times report said Swetz, 34, allegedly “was sitting in the driver’s seat of his GMC truck when he ‘tossed a brown liquid substance from a drink cup onto the face of the victim.'”


Swetz also allegedly backed the truck towards Foxx, according to the Sun-Times story.

When Swetz was released from custody over the weekend, he was ordered to have no contact with Foxx. On Tuesday, the Sun-Times reported he was ordered placed on electronic monitoring after he allegedly was observed driving past Foxx’s home.

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