Police: Robbers ordering car service, then robbing drivers

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Police are warning car services of robbers who are calling drivers in the Southwest Side Chicago Lawn neighborhood to rob them.

The suspects order a car service, and when the vehicle arrives, pull out a handgun and demand the driver’s money and cellphone, a community alert from Chicago Police said.

Robberies happened about 7:40 p.m. May 18 in the 7100 block of South Bell; and about 3:20 a.m. June 2 in the 6800 block of South Oakley, police said.

The suspects are described as two or three black males 16-23, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-9, and 150-180 pounds.

Anyone with information should call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8382.

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