Six robberies reported in Chicago Lawn, Marquette Park

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Police are warning Southwest Side residents about a series of recent robberies in the Chicago Lawn and Marquette Park neighborhoods.

In each incident, a group of robbers walked up to a victim and announced a robbery, according to an alert from Chicago Police.

The robberies happened:

• about 5:30 p.m. Dec. 27 in the 6300 block of South Maplewood;

• about 9:35 a.m. Dec. 28 in the 6300 block of South Maplewood;

• about 6:40 p.m. Jan. 1 in the 6300 block of South Rockwell;

• about 11:20 a.m. Tuesday in the 6100 block of South Richmond;

• at 11:22 p.m. Wednesday in the 6200 block of South Rockwell; and

• about 8:20 p.m. Friday in the 6400 block of South Rockwell.

The suspects were described as three black males, thought to be between 16 and 30 years old, standing between 5-foot-4 and 6-foot-3 and weighing between 125 and 180 pounds, police said.

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

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