Chicago police are warning residents of four armed robberies reported in January in Near West Side neighborhoods.
In each incident, someone flashes a handgun and demands the victim’s cell phone and wallet, Chicago police said in a community alert.
The robberies happened:
- About 12:30 a.m. Jan. 22, in the 600 block of West 33rd Street;
- About 1:55 a.m. Jan. 22, in the 2200 block of South Archer Avenue;
- About 3 p.m. Jan. 28, in the 2000 block of South Ruble Street; and
- About 6:20 a.m. Jan. 29, in the 1800 block of West 21st Street.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.