Armed robberies reported on North, NW Sides: police

In the three robberies, a man pointed a gun at someone and demanded property.

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Armed robberies reported across the North and Northwest Sides

A robbery was reported in the 3600 block of North Kimball Avenue, July 24, 2019, in Irving Park.

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Police are warning residents on the North and Northwest Sides of three armed robberies reported this week in Irving Park, Lincoln Square and Sheridan Park. 

In each robbery, a man approached someone on foot, pointed a gun at them and demanded property, Chicago police said in an alert. 

The robberies occurred within a half-hour period on Wednesday, police said. One took place at 2:36 p.m. in the 3600 block of North Kimball Avenue, a second at 2:44 p.m. in the 2600 block of West Montrose Avenue and the third at 2:54 p.m. in the 1400 block of West Sunnyside Avenue. 

The suspects are described as two men between 18 and 20 years of age. One had a tattoo on their right cheek and the other wore a black mask, police said. 

Anyone with information should call Area North detectives at 312-744-8263. 

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