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Police warn of Chicago Lawn robberies

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Chicago Police are warning Southwest Side residents of recent robberies in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood this month.

At least one suspect approaches the victim and demands cellphones and money, according to the community alert from Area Central detectives.

The robberies happened:

  • about 7:45 a.m. on March 1 in the 2400 block of West 63rd Street;
  • about 5:45 a.m. on March 5 in the 6300 block of South Maplewood;
  • about 4:10 p.m. on March 6 in the 6400 block of South Artesian;
  • and about 3:40 p.m. on March 18 in the 6300 block of South Artesian.

The suspects are described as between one and three black men, between 19 and 27 years old, 5-foot-6 to 6-foot and 150 to 200 pounds, police said. One of the suspects has dreadlocks and a tattoo on his neck.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (312) 747-8382.