Armed robber targets pedestrians in Ravenswood: police

In each case, a man approached victims on the street at night and took their property at gunpoint, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

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Police are investigating a series of robberies since May 5, 2020, in Ravenswood on the North Side, including in the 4500 block of North Campbell Avenue.

Police are investigating a series of robberies since May 5, 2020, in Ravenswood on the North Side, including in the 4500 block of North Campbell Avenue.

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Police are warning residents about a series of armed robberies this month in Ravenswood on the North Side.

In each case, a man approached victims on the street at night and took their property at gunpoint, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The hold-ups occurred:

  • About 9:30 p.m. May 5 in the 4500 block of North Campbell Avenue;
  • At 9:59 p.m. May 5 in the 2000 block of West Eastwood Avenue; and
  • About 7 p.m. May 6 in the 4500 block of North Leavitt Avenue.

The suspect was described as a man between 25 and 30 years old, standing 6-foot-2 to 6-foot-4 and weighing 157 to 210 pounds, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Three detectives at 312-744-8263.

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