Police are warning residents about a recent string of armed robberies in the Lincoln Park neighborhood and on the Near North Side.
In four incidents, victims were either picked up in what is believed to be a ride sharing vehicle or were walking when someone used force or pulled out a weapon and demanded the victims’ property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
The early morning robberies happened:
- June 17 in the first block of West Illinois;
- June 4 in the 1100 block of North State;
- June 4 in the 500 block of North Dearborn; and
- May 28 in the 2000 block of North Halsted.
One suspect was described as a black male, while another suspect was a black woman, thought to be between 20 and 40 years old, police said.
Anyone with information on the robberies is asked to contact Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.