Alert issued after four Humboldt Park robberies in three days

SHARE Alert issued after four Humboldt Park robberies in three days

Four people were robbed in three days in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, prompting police to issue a community alert.

In these robberies, one or two suspects showed a handgun before taking cellphones, purses, money, and credit cards, the alert said. All of the robberies occurred within a few blocks of each other, with two on the same day.

The most recent robbery happened on Oct. 30 in the 1100 block of North Pulaski Road about 12:15 p.m. The first robbery occurred a block south on Oct. 27 about 2 a.m., police said.

The other two robberies occurred on Oct. 29, one in the 4200 block of West Division Street at 8:40 a.m. and the other in the 4000 block of West Division about 4:05 p.m., police said.

The suspects are described as two black males. One is believed to be between 16 and 20 years old, standing between 5-foot-4 and 5-foot-9, and weighing 160 pounds, police said. The second is thought to be 25-30 years old, with a medium complexion, standing between 5-foot-9 and 6-foot and weighing between 200 and 220 pounds.

Anyone with information about these robberies should call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8363.

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