Chicago police officers will increase their patrol of DUI drivers the night of Oct. 18, 2019, in Albany Park.

Sun-Times file photo

File photo

2 armed robberies reported in Brighton Park: police

SHARE 2 armed robberies reported in Brighton Park: police
SHARE 2 armed robberies reported in Brighton Park: police

Police were warning Southwest Side residents about a pair of afternoon robberies reported Wednesday in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

In both incidents, two teenage boys snuck up on someone from behind, flashed a handgun and either demanded or snatched away the person’s belongings, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The robberies were reported about 1:55 p.m. in the 4500 block of South Washtenaw Avenue and about 2 p.m. in the 4600 block of South Sacramento Avenue, police said.

Anyone with information on the crimes is asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8382.

The Latest
Jeffrey Montes De Oca, 31, was arrested Wednesday by the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force in Orland Park, according to police.
With most babies, neonatal jaundice will go away on its own. It’s just a matter of waiting for the infant’s liver to catch up to the amount of bilirubin that needs to be removed.
At the core of the dance company is the belief that “dance is for everyone.”
Bee pollen commonly is consumed for nutrition and traditionally has been used in Chinese medicine and taken for various ailments.
Richard Banks, 22, and Christian Anderson, 16, both of Chicago, are charged with first-degree murder in the May 14 shooting death of Jeremiah Ellis.