3 robbed in South Shore: police

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Police are warning residents of three strong armed or armed robberies last month in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.

In each incident, a robber or group of robbers got out of a gray car, approached people while they were walking on the sidewalk and demanded their property and either used physical force or showed a handgun, Chicago Police said.

The robberies occurred:

  • About 9:30 p.m. on May 25 in the 7300 block of South Bennett Avenue;
  • At 1:28 p.m. on May 30 in the 1800 block of East 74th Street;
  • About 9:20 p.m. on May 30 in the 6700 block of South Cornell Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Central detectives (312) 747-8380.

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