Robberies reported in Back of the Yards: police

In each incident, a group of up to five men approached someone on the street and demanded their property or took it by force, Chicago police said.

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Three robberies were reported in September in Back of the Yards on the South Side.

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Chicago police are warning Back of the Yards residents about a series of recent robberies in the South Side neighborhood.

In each incident, a group of up to five men approached someone on the street and demanded their property or took it by force, Chicago police said.

The robberies happened about:

·5:25 p.m. Sept. 12 in the 1800 block of West 50th Street;

·9:20 a.m. Sept. 21 in the 4800 block of South Marshfield Avenue; and

·3:25 a.m. Sept. 28 in the 4700 block of South Ashland Avenue.

Anyone with information about these robberies is asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8382.

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