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Police warn of armed robberies in Hyde Park

SHARE Police warn of armed robberies in Hyde Park
SHARE Police warn of armed robberies in Hyde Park

Police are warning residents of the South Side of a recent string of armed robberies in the Hyde Park neighborhood.

In three incidents, the robbers approached a person on the street, pulled out a gun and took their property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

The robberies happened:

  • about 11 p.m. Sept. 16 in the 5200 block of South Hyde Park Boulevard;
  • about 10 p.m. Sept. 18 in the 5400 block of South Dorchester; and
  • about 7 p.m. Sept. 19 in the 1300 block of East 52nd Street.

The robbers are described as two or three black males, between 16 and 20 years old, standing between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10 and weighing between 150 and 170 pounds, police said.

Anyone with information on the robberies is asked to contact Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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