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Armed robber targets Garfield Park residents: police

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Police are alerting Garfield Park residents on the West Side about four armed robberies in April.

In each incident, the robber approached the person and demanded property while holding a handgun, according to a community alert from Chicago police. The robber then fled.

The robberies occurred:

  • At 9:50 a.m., April 10 in the 4700 block of West Gladys Avenue;
  • At 10:40 p.m., April 12 in the 4700 block of West Gladys Avenue;
  • At 10:45 p.m., April 12 in the 4600 block of West Jackson Boulevard; and
  • At 4:41 a.m., April 14 in the 300 block of South Kilpatrick Avenue.

Police said the robber was a male who drove a white Lincoln SUV.

Anyone with information should contact Area North detectives at 312-744-8263.

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