Robberies reported in Austin

Police are warming residents of a series of robberies over the past month in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

The robberies occurred:

  • at 5:10 p.m. Oct. 14 in the 4800 block of West Harrison Street;
  • at 5:20 p.m. Oct. 26 in the 700 block of South Cicero Avenue;
  • at 6:10 p.m. Oct. 28 in the 600 block of South Cicero Avenue.

In each incident, the robbers approached the victim and either threaten or use physical force to take their property, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

In one incident, the suspects are described as two black men between 26 to 28 years old, standing 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-9 and weighing 170-to-175 pounds.

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

The Latest
This is an apple-picking season not to miss, as dry conditions have made for particularly robust fruit crops.
Three people were injured in the crash Thursday afternoon, police said.
Few of his initiatives wind up in state law books, but they have all helped Bailey quickly make a name for himself as a firebrand devoted to conservative ideology. That includes pride in how few of his bills pass. “We do not need more government — more government like J.B. Pritzker wants. It’s ruining our society.”
She loves him dearly and has been raising their child alone, and fears telling him the truth would end the relationship.
The pandemic created political superheroes and villains. In Illinois, Pritzker was both — lauded for stepping up to former President Donald Trump and fighting for COVID-19 resources, and lambasted by those who viewed him as an authoritarian who shut down much of the state.