Armed robberies reported in Englewood: police

In each case, people were robbed while they were doing rehab work in a vacant house.

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A series of armed robberies were reported in Logan Square.

One of the reported robberies happened in the 7300 block of South Union Avenue on Aug. 7, 2019.

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Police are warning South Side residents after a series of armed robberies were reported over the last few weeks in Englewood.

In each case, men walked into a vacant house when people were doing rehab work, displayed a gun and announced a robbery, Chicago police said. The robbers made off with undisclosed amounts of money.

The robberies happened:

  • At 2:30 p.m. July 22 in the 6800 block of South Elizabeth Street
  • At 9:40 a.m. Aug. 7 in the 7300 block of South Union Avenue
  • At 10:07 a.m. Aug. 7 in the 6300 block of South Damen Avenue
  • At 9:40 a.m. Aug. 7 in the 6200 block of South Loomis Boulevard

Police are looking for two men between the ages of 20 and 30, 5-foot-9 to 6-foot-3 and weighing 160-200 pounds.

Anyone with information on the robberies should call Area South detectives at 312-747-8273.

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