Calumet Park man charged with pair of armed robberies in Park Manor

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Kenneth Armoni Sims | Chicago Police

A Calumet Parkman was chargedwith robbing two people at gunpoint last month in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood.

Kenneth Armoni Sims, 19, was charged with a single felony count of armed robbery, according to Chicago Police.

After arranging a meeting to sell a cellphone on a social media marketplace, Sims met a 56-year-old man about noon Jan. 22 in the 7200 block of South Langley and robbed him at gunpoint, police said.

About 8:25 p.m. Jan. 27, Sims robbed a 36-year-old man at gunpoint in the same block, police said.

Sims was taken into custody and charged after being identified as the robber, police said.

His bail was set at $500,000 and his next court date was scheduled for Feb. 9, according to Cook County court records.

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