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Pair of robberies reported on South Side: police

In each incident, someone approached a person from behind and searched their pockets.

Eight burglaries were reported in late June 2020 on the Northwest Side.
A pair of robberies were reported June 12-13, 2019, in Bronzeville and Douglas.
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Two robberies this week in Bronzeville and Douglas on the South Side prompted a community alert from police.

In each case, at lease one male approached someone from behind, grabbed them and searched their pockets, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The first robbery happened about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 3800 block of South Wabash Avenue, police said. Three males were involved.

One is described as 13 to 17 years old, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-11 and 130-160 pounds, police said. He was wearing a red t shirt wrapped around his head, a dark red shirt and blue pants.

Another, 14 to 17 years old, stands 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-11 and weighs 160-170 pounds, police said. He was wearing a black jacket. The third male is described as 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-7 and weighing 110-120 pounds.

The next day, a male robbed someone about 9:30 a.m. in the 100 block of East 34th Street, police said. He’s described as standing 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-7 and weighing 130 pounds with dreadlocks.

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

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