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Drivers robbed at gunpoint in Englewood: police

In each incident, the robbers got into a vehicle as the driver was waiting to pick up passengers and threatened them with a gun before taking their property and running away, Chicago police said.

Three people were carjacked June 18, 2021.
Three drivers were robbed at gunpoint recently in Englewood.
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Police are warning Englewood residents about a series of recent armed robberies in the South Side neighborhood.

In each incident, the robbers got into a vehicle as the driver was waiting to pick up passengers and threatened them with a gun before taking their property and running away, Chicago police said.

The robberies happened:

  • About 10:05 p.m. Feb. 19 in the 5900 block of South Elizabeth Street;
  • About 8:45 p.m. March 1 in the 5900 block of South Elizabeth Street; and
  • About 5:55 a.m. March 6 in the 1200 block of West 59th Street.

Police said the suspects are between 17 and 20 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area One detectives at 312-747-8380.