Armed robberies reported on Near West Side: police

In one robbery, two men stole a person’s car keys and drove off in their vehicle, police said.

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Four burglaries were reported in February 2021 in Little Village.

Two armed robberies were reported in September on the Near West Side.

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Two robberies were reported within blocks of each other in September on the Near West Side.

In each incident, two men approached someone on foot and threatened them with a gun before taking their money and car keys, Chicago police said. In one robbery, the men drove off in the victim’s vehicle.

The first robbery happened about 6:50 p.m. Sept. 19 in the 100 block of North Talman Avenue, police said. The second happened about 4 p.m. Sept. 25 in the 2400 block of West Lake Street.

Anyone with information about these robberies is asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.

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