Armed robberies reported in Waukegan

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An armed robbery and an attempted armed robbery in Waukegan on Tuesday are under investigation.

The first was reported about 12:15 a.m. when two people were approached by a group of five men in a backyard in the 600 block of May Street, according to Waukegan police.  The group stole property and money. Police were not releasing what specifically was taken as the case is still under investigation.

Two of the men in the group were armed, with another two possibly armed, police said.

An attempted armed robbery was reported about 10 p.m. as the victim was sitting in a car in his driveway, police said. The man confronted the victim with a handgun and demanded cash from him. The victim fought and the robber took off on a white mountain bike. The victim was not injured and no property was taken.

Police did not provide a location for the attempted robbery.

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