Police: Robberies reported in South Chicago

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Police are warning South Side residents about two robberies reported last month in the South Chicago neighborhood.

In each incident, the victims were either riding a CTA bus or had just gotten off a bus when they were robbed, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

Both robberies occurred along 87th Street between Phillips and Colfax Avenues, police said. The first incident occurred July 28 in the 2400 block of East 87th Street, and the second robbery July 30 in the 8700 block of South Colfax Avenue.

The suspects were described as one to two black men between 17 and 20 years old, police said.

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

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