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Police warn of robberies in Greater Grand Crossing

SHARE Police warn of robberies in Greater Grand Crossing
SHARE Police warn of robberies in Greater Grand Crossing

Police are warning South Side residents after a series of robberies this monthin the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.

Between one andthree men walked up to victims, displayed or implied that they had a weapon and demanded their things, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

The robberies happened:

  • at 8:05 p.m. on Jan. 2 in the 7400 block of South Wabash Avenue;
  • at 12:05 a.m. on Jan. 11 in the 7100 block of South Cottage Grove;
  • at 8:47 p.m. on Jan. 17 in the 7100 block of South Eberhart Avenue and
  • at 1:20 p.m. on Jan 23 in the 700 block of East 74th Street.

The suspects are described as black men between 18 and 23 years old, 5-foot-5 and 6-foot-2, and 170 and 180 pounds, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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