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2 armed robberies reported in South Shore

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Police are warning South Shore residents of two recent armed robberies in the South Side neighborhood.

Both times, the victims were approached by two or three armed men and robbed, according to the community alert from Area South property crimes detectives.

The robberies happened about 12:35 a.m. June 26 in the 7700 block of South Essex and about 1 p.m. July 4 in the 7700 block of South Euclid.

The suspects were described as two to three black men between 18 and 35 years old, 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-11 and 140 to 160 pounds, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (312) 747-8273.