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Robberies reported in Chicago Lawn, Marquette Park: police

In each case, one to four men approached someone and demanded property.

Six homes were burglarized in December 2019 in Back of the Yards.
Several robberies were reported in Chicago Lawn and Marquette Park, Aug. 2019, on the Southwest Side.
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Police are warning residents of a series of robberies that were reported over the last few weeks in Chicago Lawn and Marquette Park on the Southwest Side.

In each case, a person or a group of people approached someone and demanded property, Chicago police said in a community alert.

The robberies happened:

  • About 5:20 a.m. Aug. 7 in the 6400 block of South Maplewood Avenue
  • About 6 p.m. Aug. 12 in the 6300 block of South Mozart Avenue
  • About 7:20 a.m. Aug. 13 in the 6300 block of South Talman Avenue
  • About 2:30 am. Aug. 14 in the 6200 block of South Sacramento Avenue
  • About 5 p.m. Aug. 20 in the 6300 block of South Albany Avenue
  • About 5:30 a.m. Aug. 20 in the 2600 block of West 64th Street

The suspects are described as one to four men between the ages of 18 and 30, standing 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-11 and weighing 135-160 pounds.

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

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