3 armed robberies, carjackings this week on Southwest Side: police

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Police are warning residents of three armed robberies and carjackings that took place on Monday in the Brighton Park and Gage Park neighborhoods on the Southwest Side.

The incidents occurred:

  • At 1:06 a.m. Monday in the 3900 block of South Kedzie;
  • At 4:22 a.m. Monday in the 2900 block of West 52nd Street;
  • About 4:50 a.m. Monday in the 5300 block of South Campbell Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Central detectives (312) 747-8382.

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