Police warn of armed robberies in University Village

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Police are warning residents of two armed robberies this month in the University Village neighborhood on the Near West Side.

In both robberies victims were approached by a man who showed a handgun and either demanded their property or took it by force, Chicago Police said.

The robberies occurred about 10:05 p.m. on June 4 in the 1900 block of West Polk Street and about 7:45 p.m. on June 6 in the 1400 block of West Harrison Street, according to police.

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

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