Police warn of armed robberies in Bronzeville

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Chicago Police are warning residents of armed robberies in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood.

In two incidents, two men walked up to victims, pulled out a handgun and demanded their property, according to a community alert from police.

One robbery happened about 4 p.m. Oct. 3 in the 3500 block of South King Drive, and the other happened about 6:30 a.m. Oct. 4 in the 3500 block of South Giles Ave., police said.

The suspects were described as two black men between 23 and 25, standing 5-foot-8 and weighing 175-190 pounds, police said. They were seen leaving the two scenes in a blue vehicle with a white stripe and temporary license plates.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8382.

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