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Victims attacked from behind, robbed in Bucktown: police

Police believe that two to three men are involved in these armed robberies.

Eight burglaries were reported in late June 2020 on the Northwest Side.
Chicago police are warning residents of two strong armed robberies that occurred in Bucktown Aug. 13 and Aug. 18, 2019.
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Chicago police are warning residents to always be aware of their surroundings following a pair strong armed robberies in August in Bucktown on the Northwest Side.

In each incident, victims were attacked from behind by two to three men and then robbed of their personal belongings, according to a community alert from Chicago police. The offenders then flee the scene in a green Honda Civic.

These robberies occurred Aug. 13 in the 2000 block of West North Avenue and Aug. 18 in the 1600 block of North Damen Avenue, police said. Both incidents happened in the early afternoon hours.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area North detectives at 312-744-8263.