Armed robberies reported in Douglas: police

In each case, a group of males approached someone and demanded money or their cellphone.

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Robberies reported in Douglas on the South Side.

A pair of robberies were reported near the 3000 block of South King Drive, Sept., 2019, in Douglas.

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Police are warning South Siders after a couple of armed robberies were reported last month in Douglas. 

In each case, two to four males demanded cellphones and money from residents, Chicago police said in a community alert. The suspects have pointed handguns at people and beaten them during the robberies. 

A robbery happened at 9:45 p.m. on Sept. 18 in the 3000 block of South King Drive, police said. Another happened at 7:14 p.m. on Sept. 28 in the 2900 block of South King Drive. 

Four males on bicycles were described in one robbery, police said. One was wearing a dark orange or red hoodie, while another was wearing a dark green T-shirt with stripes. 

The suspects in the second robbery were described as males with short hair standing between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-11 and weighing 150-160 pounds, police said. One was wearing a black sweatshirt with black pants, and the other was wearing a white sweatshirt with blue jeans. 

Anyone with information should call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8384. 

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