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.