Chicago police are warning residents of two armed robberies that occurred overnight Tuesday and Wednesday in Belmont Gardens on the North Side.
Both victims were approached by a man armed with a semi-automatic handgun. The suspect demanded the victims’ property before running, police said.
The incidents occurred:
- About 1:25 a.m. Nov. 19, in the 2700 block of North Kostner Avenue; and
- About 12:49 a.m. Nov. 20 in the 3000 block of North Kostner Avenue.
The suspect was described as between 22 and 25-years-old, 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-9, 140 to 180 pounds and wearing a black hat and black jacket.
In one incident, the suspect wore a ski mask, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Area North detectives at 312-744-8263.