Two armed robberies reported in West Englewood

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Police are warning West Englewood neighborhood residents of two recent armed robberies on the South Side.

Two people approached the victims either on foot or after getting out of a vehicle, stole property then fled, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

The robberies happened at 7 a.m. Feb. 6 in the 6800 block of South Ashland Avenue and at 7:04 p.m. Feb. 12 in the 6500 block of South Hoyne Avenue, police said.

The robbers are described as two black men with dark complexions, 17 to 25 years old, 5-foot-8 to 6-foot and 140 to 170 pounds, police said.

Anyone with information should contact Area South detectives at (312) 747-8273.

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