Armed robberies reported in South Side neighborhoods: police

In each incident, one or two males approached male victims, flashed a handgun and demanded property.

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Three armed robberies happened in Dec. 2019 in South Side neighborhoods.

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Chicago police are warning residents of three armed robberies reported in December in South Side neighborhoods.

In each incident, one or two males approached male victims, flashed a handgun and demanded property, according to community alert from Chicago police.

These robberies happened between 5 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. :

  • Dec. 8 in the 9300 block of South Halsted Street;
  • Dec. 9 in the 8700 block of South Carpenter Street; and
  • Dec. 18 in the 9500 block of South Halsted Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area South detectives at 312-747-8273.

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