Pair of cellphone robberies reported in McKinley Park, South Loop

A robbery happened May 21 and another took place the next day.

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Photo of a street where a robbery was reported.

3100 block of South Ashland Avenue

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Police are warning residents about a couple of robberies reported this month in McKinley Park and South Loop. 

A group of people entered a business and took cellphones by force or threatening force in both cases, according to a community alert from Chicago police. 

A robbery happened about 11:44 a.m. May 21 in the 3100 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said. Another took place about 12:12 p.m. the next day in the 2100 block of South China Place. 

The suspects are described as three to four males. 

Anyone with information should call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8382. 

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