Armed robberies reported in Avondale, Hermosa

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Police are warning residents about a series of armed robberies in the Avondale and Hermosa neighborhoods on the Northwest Side.

In each case, multiple suspects armed with a handgun approach people on the street or in small stores and demand their money, according to a community alert issued by Area North detectives.

The robberies happened:

At 11:45 p.m. May 30 in the 3000 block of North Milwaukee;

At 8:30 p.m. June 9 in the 3900 block of West Barry;

At 9:30 p.m. June 15 in the 3000 block of North Karlov; and

At 6:48 p.m. June 16 in the 2200 block of North Karlov.

The suspects are described as several men between roughly 18 and 25 years old, police said.

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

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