Police warn of Englewood armed robberies

SHARE Police warn of Englewood armed robberies
cpd5.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

Police are warning South Side residents of five recent armed robberies in the Englewood neighborhood.

A male suspect approaches a victim, pulls out a handgun and announces a robbery, before running away with the victim’s belongings, according to the community alert from Area South detectives.

The robberies happened at:

  • 3:50 p.m. Oct. 6 in the 7300 block of South Lowe;
  • 7:45 a.m. Oct. 14 in the 6900 block of South Union;
  • 9:50 p.m. Oct. 16 in the 7000 block of South Parnell;
  • 7:26 a.m. Oct. 20 in the 7100 block of South Normal; and
  • 8 a.m. Oct. 21 in the 7000 block of South Eggleston.

The suspect is described as a black male 16-20, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-10, and 140-160 pounds, police said.

Anyone with information should call detectives at (312) 747-8273.

The Latest
Jalen Vales, 27, was charged with attempted first degree murder and aggravated battery of a peace officer.
Lance Lynn threw six scoreless innings in his best start of season. The Sox benefitted from Giants reliever Camilo Doval’s error in the ninth that allowed Gavin Sheets to reach base.
All three victims were transported to area hospitals in serious to critical condition.
The pedestrian was struck by a train at the Glen of North Glenview Train Station, 2301 Lehigh Avenue,