Police: Pair of robberies reported in Wrightwood

SHARE Police: Pair of robberies reported in Wrightwood

Sun-Times file photo

Police are warning Southwest Side residents about a pair of recent armed robberies that happened within a two-block stretch in the Wrightwood neighborhood.

In each incident, the suspects walked up to a victim and announced a robbery, according to an alert from Chicago Police.

The first robbery happened about 11:15 p.m. Dec. 8 in the 8000 block of South Richmond, and the other incident happened about 1:20 p.m. Dec. 17 in the 8100 block of South Richmond, police said.

The suspects are described as two males, thought to be between 16 and 25 years old, standing between 5-feet and 5-foot-7 and weighing about 150 pounds, police said. One of the robbers is described as having dreadlocks, while the other is described as having short hair.

Anyone with information about the robberies should call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

The Latest
Reyes legged out his second triple in five games Friday against the Brewers. Reyes’ hustle enabled him to score on an infield hit by Ian Happ to cap a three-run first.
“I think he turns the page quickly,” manager David Ross said of Morel. “I think he wants to be great and perfect, like they all do. I think he’s got this kid-type energy when he plays, it’s on to the next thing.
Triston McKenzie strikes out 14, Guardians score 4 in seventh in 5-2 win
The shooting happened about 6 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Flournoy Street.