Police warn of robberies on Near West Side

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Police are warning about two robberies in two days this week on the Near West Side.

In each robbery, two men approached the victim and stole phones and money before running away, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

The first robbery happened about 4:50 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of South Paulina, police said. The second happened about 6 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of North Ashland.

The suspects were described as two black men, 20-30 years old, 180-200 pounds, and standing 5-foot-7 to 6-foot-1, police said.

Anyone with information about the robberies should call area central detectives at (312) 747-8382.

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