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Masked robbers with handgun strike Garfield Park, Lawndale: police

SHARE Masked robbers with handgun strike Garfield Park, Lawndale: police
SHARE Masked robbers with handgun strike Garfield Park, Lawndale: police

Police were warning West Side residents about a string of armed robberies by two masked men in the West and East Garfield Park and Lawndale neighborhoods.

The two robbers, at least one of whom had a handgun and was wearing all black, struck:

  • about 9 p.m. Oct. 7 in the 4200 block of West Lake;
  • about 3:35 p.m. Oct. 26 in the 100 block of South Hamlin;
  • about 4 a.m. Oct. 27 in the 4000 block of West Van Buren;
  • about 10:40 p.m. Oct. 28 in the 3000 block of West Lexington;
  • about 1 p.m. Oct. 30 in the 3900 block of West Madison;
  • about 4:45 a.m. Nov. 3 in the 4000 block of West Monroe; and
  • about 1:17 p.m. Nov. 7 in the 600 block of North Central Park Avenue.

Anyone with information was asked to Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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