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Pair rob victims at gunpoint in Cragin: police

In each incident, two people approached someone, pulled out a gun and demanded money, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

Three armed robberies were reported in Albany Park and Irving Park in January.
Two armed robberies were reported in November and December in Cragin on the Northwest Side.
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Chicago police are warning residents of a pair of robberies in November and December in Cragin on the Northwest Side.

In each incident, two people approached someone, pulled out a gun and demanded money, according to a community alert from Chicago police. They then struck the victim in the face and fled in their vehicle or a vehicle taken from the victim.

The robberies happened about 10:35 p.m. Nov. 30 in the 2000 block North Laporte Avenue and about 11:20 p.m. Dec. 7 in the 2100 block of North Avers Avenue, police said.

Anyone with information about these robberies is asked to contact Area North detectives at 312-744-8263.

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