Police warn of armed robberies in South Loop, Hyde Park

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Chicago police are warning residents about a series of recent robberies this weekend in the South Loop and Hyde Park neighborhoods.

Since Friday, a group of men driving a gray car have confronted people on sidewalks and demanded property, police said. One robber flashed a black semi-automatic handgun and the others battered victims.

The six robberies happened:

  • about 10:20 p.m. Sept. 14 in the 2300 block of South Wabash
  • about 3:14 a.m. Sept. 15 in the 5400 block of South Hyde Park
  • about 5:07 a.m. Sept. 15 in the 0 to 100 block of East 21st Street
  • about 5:18 a.m. Sept. 15 in the 2400 block of South Indiana
  • about 7:11 a.m. Sept. 15 in the 0 to 100 block of East 21st Street
  • about 7:09 a.m. Sept. 15 in the 2300 block of South Wabash

Anyone with information was asked to contact Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8384.

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