Robberies reported in Wicker Park, Bucktown

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Police are warning residents about a series of strong-arm robberies this weekon the Northwest Side.

In three incidents, a group of men approached people in the Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods and demanded their property before assaulting and robbing them, according to Chicago Police.

The first robberyhappened about 3 a.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of North Hoyne Avenue, police said. Another robbery was reported 10 minutes later in the2000 block of West Shakespeare Avenue and about 4:10 a.m. in the 1900 block of North Wilmot Avenue.

Anyone with information should call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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