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Police warn of armed robberies in Auburn Gresham

SHARE Police warn of armed robberies in Auburn Gresham
SHARE Police warn of armed robberies in Auburn Gresham

Police are warning residents of armed robberies in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side that happened this month.

Asingle robber displayed a weapon and demanded property from the victims, according to the alert from Chicago Police.

The robber is described as a5-foot-5 to6-foot black male between 15 and 20 years old and weighing 140 to 180 pounds, police said.

The robberies happened:

  • about 9 a.m. March 12 in the 1800 block of West 79th Street;
  • about 7:45 a.m. March 13 in the 7900 block of South Wood; and
  • about 1:46 p.m. March 17 in the 8000 block of South Wood.

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

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