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Police warn of armed robberies in Chatham

SHARE Police warn of armed robberies in Chatham
SHARE Police warn of armed robberies in Chatham

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

Two to three males walked up to victims, pulled out a handgun and took their property, according to a community alert from police.

The robberies happened:

  • about 4:05 a.m. May 4 in the 8200 block of South Calumet;
  • about 1:05 p.m. May 9 in the 1000 block of East 82nd Street;
  • about 11 p.m. May 11 in the 8200 block of South Champlain;
  • and about 9:46 p.m. May 26 in the 400 block of East 82nd Street.

The suspects are described as two to three black males, ages 16-25, standing 5-foot-7 to 6-foot-1 and weighing 150-190 pounds, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area South detectives at (312) 747-8273.

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