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Delivery drivers being targeted in Morgan Park armed robberies: police

Three armed robberies in Morgan Park prompt a community alert from Chicago police.

Someone captured a photo of the suspect. Sun-Times file photo

Chicago police are warning food delivery drivers and taxi operators to remain vigilant following three reported armed robberies in Morgan Park on the Far South Side.

In two of the incidents, when the delivery driver arrived with an order, the robber flashed a gun and took the food and the driver’s personal property, according to a community alert from Chicago police. In the other case, a taxi was ordered and the driver was robbed upon arrival.

Two of the robberies happened on May 5 and May 27 in the 10400 block of South Eggleston Avenue, and the other happened Feb. 2 in the 10400 Block of South Normal Avenue, police said.

Anyone with information about the armed robberies are asked to call Area South detectives at 312-747-8273.