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Police warn about armed robberies in Lincoln Park

Police are warning about two armed robberies in as many days in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on the North Side.

In each incident, two or three people approached a person on the street, showed a silver handgun, and demanded property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

The robberies happened:

  • about 9 p.m. Jan. 13 in the 2200 block of North Burling, and
  • about 12:30 p.m. Jan. 15 in the 1100 block of West Dickens.

The suspects are described as two or three black men between 18-24 years old, standing between 5-feet-5 and 6-feet, and weighing between 130-180 pounds, police said. In one robbery, the suspects were wearing black masks.

Anyone with information about the robberies should call Area Central detectives (312) 747-8382.