2 men wanted in connection with armed robberies in Austin: police

In each incident the men threatened to shoot the victim before taking their belongings, police said.

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Police are searching for a pair of men wanted in connection with a string of armed robberies in Oct. 2019 in Austin on the West Side.

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Chicago police are searching for two men wanted in connection with four armed robberies reported in October in Austin on the West Side.

In each incident a pair of men wearing hooded sweatshirts approach a lone victim, pull out firearms, announce a robbery and threaten to shoot the victim before taking their belongings, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

These robberies happened:

  • About 3:50 p.m. Oct. 2 in the 5000 block of West Madison Street;
  • About 8:15 p.m. Oct. 12 in the 100 block of South Cicero Avenue;
  • About 12:45 p.m. Oct. 13 in the 100 block of North Laramie Avenue; and
  • About 2:10 a.m. Oct. 17 in the 4700 block of West Jackson Boulevard.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area North detectives at 312-744-8263.

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