Roseland robbers ask for change, then steal money: police

The robbers have targeted females in the South Side neighborhood.

SHARE Roseland robbers ask for change, then steal money: police
Four vehicles have been stolen from parking lots near Midway International Airport

Two robberies were reported July 6, 2019 and July 8, 2019 in Roseland on the South Side.

Sun-Times file photo

Chicago police are warning Roseland residents about a pair of robberies in which two men approached females asking for change for a large bill, then stole the money when the victim agreed.

The robberies happened about 12:15 a.m. July 6 in the 11000 block of South Wentworth Avenue and about 3:30 p.m. July 8 in the 100 block of East 107th Street, according to Chicago police.

The robbers were described as two men between 22 and 25 years old, police said.

Anyone with information about these robberies is asked to call Area South detectives at 312-747-8273.

The Latest
Francis Martinez, 18, of Des Plaines, and Wolfgang Gustaveson, 19, of Park Ridge, were killed when their truck collided with another truck, Carbondale police said.
The fire is under investigation, but the 131-year-old home’s survival could rest with the results of a structural report now being prepared by city building inspectors.
The Rev. Robert Dowd will take over July 1. He succeeds the Rev. John Jenkins, who led the university for 19 years.
Moog had served as CEO since 2020, overseeing the merger of the Chicago Sun-Times and WBEZ, creating the largest local nonprofit news organization in the country.