Ride-share drivers, food delivery drivers robbed in Lawndale: police

In each incident someone ordered a ride-share or food for delivery and once the driver arrived they implied they were armed or flashed a gun, took the person’s property.

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Four armed robberies were reported in Feb. 2021, in Lawndale on the West Side.

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Police are warning residents of four armed robberies reported in February in Lawndale on the West Side.

In each incident someone ordered a ride-share or food for delivery and once the driver arrived they implied they were armed or flashed a gun, and took the person’s property, Chicago police said in a community alert.

The robberies happened:

  • About 11:30 a.m. 1500 block of South Albany Avenue;
  • About 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 in the 1300 block of South Albany Avenue;
  • About 6 p.m. Feb. 1800 block of South Albany Avenue; and
  • About 2:10 p.m. Feb. 18 in the 3100 block of West 15th Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Four detectives at 312-746-8253.

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