Armed robbers target people delivering food in Park Manor, Woodlawn: police

In each robbery, the delivery person arrived at their stop only to be met by two to three men who pulled out a handgun.

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Delivery people were robbed on the South Side.

Two robberies were reported in the 6600 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue, June, 2019, in Woodlawn.

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Police are warning business after three delivery people were robbed in Woodlawn and Park Manor last month.

In each robbery, the delivery person arrived at their destination and was met by two to three men who pulled out a handgun and announced a robbery, Chicago police said.

A robbery was reported about 9:40 p.m. June 6 in the 7300 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue, police said.

Another happened about 9:30 p.m. June 18, and the third took place about 9:45 p.m. June 24., police said. Both occurred in the 6600 block of South St. Lawrence.

The suspects are between 16 and 21 years of age, police said. One was wearing a mask and another was described as 5-foot-8, 125 pounds.

Anyone with information on the robberies should call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.

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