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Police seek suspect in Hyde Park armed robberies

SHARE Police seek suspect in Hyde Park armed robberies
SHARE Police seek suspect in Hyde Park armed robberies

Police are warning residents about a pair of armed robberies earlier this month in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side.

In each case, an armed suspect approached victims and ordered them into a nearby alley where he took or tried to take their property, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The first hold-up happened about 7:20 a.m. Jan. 3 in the 5100 block of South Dorchester, police said. The second happened about 6:20 a.m. Jan. 8 in the 900 block of East 53rd Street.

The suspect was described as a male, standing about 5-foot-8, with a dark complexion, police said.

Anyone with information was asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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