Police are warning residents about a series of armed robberies reported in the past week on the South Side.
In each hold-up, two or three men approach the victims, display a handgun and demand money or other valuables, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
The robberies occurred:
- In the 8000 block of South Vincennes about 4:30 a.m. July 16;
- in the 7900 block of South Vincennes about 9 p.m. July 16;
- in the 100 block of East 79th about 3:40 a.m. July 19; and
- in the 7900 block of South Vincennes about 4:30 a.m. July 19.
The suspects are described as two to three black men between 20 and 30, police said. They stood between 5-foot-10 and 6-foot-7 and weighted 140-230 pounds. They might be driving a silver van or a black SUV.
Anyone with information should call Area South detectives at (312) 747-8273.