Robbers holdup 4 Metro PCS stores on NW Side: police

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Police are warning residents of a week-long spate of robberies to cellphone stores on the Northwest Side.

In each of the four robberies, someone enters the store armed with a gun and demands cash, Chicago police said in a community alert.

The robberies happened:

  • about 1:25 p.m. Thursday in the 2700 block of North Harlem Avenue;
  • about 3:55 p.m. Wednesday in the 5100 block of West Diversey Avenue;
  • about 4:05 p.m. Monday in the 5100 block of West Fullerton Avenue; and
  • about 4:20 p.m. Feb. 20 in the 4300 block of West Fullerton Avenue.

Anyone with information was asked to call detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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