Armed robberies reported in Lincoln Park

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Police are warning residents about a series of armed robberies this week in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood.

In each incident, several robbers walked up to victims, produced a handgun and demanded property, according to an alert from Chicago Police. When victims didn’t comply with the orders, the robbers threatened to shoot them.

The robberies happened:

• between 10:15 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Monday in the 2300 block of North Halsted Street;

• about 10:15 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of West Webster Avenue;

• at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of West Dickens Avenue;

• at 10:22 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of West Webster Avenue;

• at 10:48 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of West Belden Avenue; and

• at 10:56 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of West Fullerton Parkway.

The suspects are described as four black males between 17 and 20 years old, standing between 5-foot-2 and 6-foot-4 and weighing between 160 and 185 pounds, police said. They were seen driving in a silver vehicle following one of the robberies.

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

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