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Strong-arm robberies reported in Wrigleyville

In each, two or three men approached a victim in the evening hours and beat them before stealing their wallet.

Six homes were burglarized in December 2019 in Back of the Yards.
Three robberies were reported in Wrigleyville between Aug. 22 and Sept. 2, 2019.
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Police are warning residents in Wrigleyville of a string of robberies in the past month.

In each, two or three men approached a victim in the evening hours and beat them before stealing their wallet, Chicago police said. In one robbery, the suspects did not hurt the victim.

The robberies happened:

  • about 6:30 p.m. Sept. 2 in the 3500 block of North Clark Street;
  • between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 31 in the 1000 bock of West Addison Avenue; and
  • about 9:35 p.m. Aug. 22 in the 1100 block of West Waveland Avenue.

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