Police warn of robberies in West Garfield Park

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Chicago Police are warning West Garfield Park neighborhood residents of robberies.

Three males walked up to victims on the street and punched them or pulled out a handgun before taking their money and cellphones, according to a community alert from police.

The robberies happened:

  • at 5 p.m. April 25 in the 300 block of South Pulaski Road;
  • at 2 p.m. April 26 in the 3900 block of West Flournoy Street;
  • and at 6:50 p.m. May 7 in the 4000 block of West Fifth Avenue.

The firstsuspect is described as a 16 to 18-year-old black male, standing 5-foot-8 and weighing 150 pounds, police said. The second suspect is described as a 16 to 19-year-old black male, standing 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8, and the third suspect is described as a18 to 25-year-old black male, standing 5-foot-10 and weighing 150 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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