Police warn of Northwest Side business robberies

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Police are warning businesses about a series of robberies on the Northwest Side last month.

In the reported robberies, two men, sometimes armed with a weapon, use force or threats on store clerks before taking money from cash registers, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

The robberies were reported at the following locations and times:

–   In the 2000 block of North California about 3:40 a.m. on Oct. 6;

–   In the 2900 block of West Belmont about 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 18;

–   And in the 2700 block of West North about 10:20 a.m. on Oct. 28.

The suspects are described as two Hispanic men between 25 and 35 years old, police said. They stand between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10 and weigh about 150 pounds each.

Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to contact Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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