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Three Southwest Side stores robbed at gunpoint this month

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Three Southwest Side stores have been robbed at gunpoint this month in the West Lawn and Ashburn neighborhoods.

The suspects entered the stores armed with a handgun and demanded money from the cash register, according to the community alert from Area Central detectives.

The robberies happened:

  • at 3:10 p.m. Jan. 11 in the 3700 block of West 79th Street;
  • at 6:26 p.m. Jan. 15 in the 7000 block of South Pulaski; and
  • at 4:51 p.m. Jan. 16 in the 3300 block of West 79th Street.

The first suspect was described as a black man between 20 and 25 years old, 5-foot-8 to 6-foot-2 and 140 to 190 pounds, police said. The second suspect was described as a black man between 20 and 25 years old, 5-foot-10 to 6-foot-2 and 140 to 150 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (312) 747-8382.

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