Armed robbers target food delivery drivers in Gresham: police

In each case, a group of males displayed a gun and stole food, cash and property from delivery drivers, police said.

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Food delivery drivers were robbed at gunpoint in Gresham in December 2019.

Food delivery drivers were robbed at gunpoint in Gresham in December 2019.

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Police are warning residents after food delivery drivers were robbed at gunpoint this month in Gresham on the South Side.

In each case, the drivers were met by a group of males who displayed a gun and took food, cash and property, Chicago police said.

The robberies happened:

  • at 10:45 p.m. Dec. 1 in the 1600 block of West 78thStreet;
  • at 11:45 p.m. Dec. 8 in the 1600 block of West 78thStreet;
  • At 10 p.m. Dec. 21 in the 7600 block of South Hermitage Avenue;
  • at 7 p.m. Dec. 26 in the 7600 block of South Hermitage Avenue;
  • at 11 p.m. Dec. 26 in the 7600 block of South Hermitage Avenue;
  • at 8:45 p.m. Dec. 28 in the 2000 block of West 82ndSt;
  • at 9 p.m. Dec. 28 in the 1600 block of West 78thStreet;
  • at 12:15 a.m. Dec. 29 in the 1600 block of West 78thStreet and
  • at 11:45 p.m. Dec. 29 in the 1600 block of West 78thStreet.

A description of the suspects wasn’t available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area South detectives at 312-747-8273.

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