Robberies reported in Chicago Lawn, Little Village: police

In each incident, two males enter cell phone stores, spray victims with pepper spray and take property.

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Two robberies were reported Jan. 11, 2020 in Chicago Lawn and Little Village.

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Chicago police are warning residents of a pair of robberies reported in January Southwest Side neighborhoods.

In each incident, two males enter cell phone stores, spray victims with pepper spray and take property, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The robberies happened about 11:25 a.m. Jan. 1, in the 2800 block of West 63rd Street and about 1:30 p.m. the same day in the 2400 block of West Cermak Road, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.

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