Police are warning residents of a string of armed robberies over the past two weeks in the University Village neighborhood on the Near West Side.
The robberies occurred:
- at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 22 in the 1400 block of West Roosevelt Road;
- 10 p.m. Dec. 25 in the 1300 block of West Grenshaw Street; and
- noon Dec. 25 in the 1500 block of West Fillmore Street.
In each incident, two to three suspects approached the victims and robbed them while displaying a gun, police said.
The suspects are described as two to three black men 17-23, weighing 145-165 pounds, police said.
Anyone with information should call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8382.