3 robberies reported in Bronzeville: police

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Police are warning South Side residents about a series of armed robberies this month in Bronzeville on the South Side.

One to three males approached people using “similar phrases” to demand property, according to a community alert from Chicago police. Twice, the robber or robbers were armed with a revolver.

In the third robbery, the robber or robbers drove in a white GMC vehicle, police said.

The suspects were described as one to three black males between 17 and 25 years old, police said. They were between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-8 and between 130 and 170 pounds.

The incidents occurred:

  • about 9:20 p.m. Jan. 7 in the 200 block of East 41st Street;
  • about 6:45 a.m. Jan. 14 in the 400 block of East Pershing Road; and
  • about 3:30 p.m. Jan. 16 in the 200 block of East 43rd Street.

Anyone with information on the robberies is asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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