2 robberies reported in South Shore: police

In each incident, a man in his 30s or 40s approached someone from behind, pushed them to the ground and took their property, police said.

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Two robberies were reported in South Shore in September.

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Two robberies were reported within blocks of each other in South Shore last month, according to Chicago police.

The robberies happened about 12:30 p.m. Sept. 15 in the 7000 block of South Merrill Avenue and between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Sept. 26 in the 7000 block of South South Shore Drive, police said.

In each incident, a man in his 30s or 40s approached someone from behind, pushed them to the ground and took their property, police said. The victim saw a handgun on the man’s person in one of the robberies.

Anyone with information about these robberies is asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.

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