Police are warning residents about a series of strong-arm robberies reported this week on the Northwest Side.
In each of the reported incidents, a man has approached a female victim, demanded her chain or necklace and grabbed it from her neck, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
The robberies took place:
- In the 3500 block of West Montrose about 11 a.m. Aug. 17;
- In the 4000 block of West School about 10:30 a.m. Aug. 18;
- In the 3400 block of West Lawrence about 11 a.m. Aug. 20.
The suspect in the robberies is described as a 20 to 35-year-old Hispanic man with dark hair standing 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-9 and weighing 160 to 170 pounds, police said.
Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to contact Area Central detectives at (312) 744-8263.