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Armed robberies reported in Little Village: police

In each case, the suspect displayed a weapon and beat someone before stealing their property, police said.

An armed robbery was reported Aug. 30, 2019 in the 3000 block of South Hamlin Avenue.
An armed robbery was reported Aug. 30, 2019 in the 3000 block of South Hamlin Avenue.
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Police are warning Little Village residents after three armed robberies were reported in the past two weeks.

In each case, one to three males approached someone, displayed a weapon, beat them and took their property, Chicago police said in a community alert.

The robberies occurred:

  • About 11 p.m. Aug. 19 in the 3700 Block of West 31st Street;
  • About 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25 in the 3800 Block of West 28th Street; and
  • About 5:30 p.m. Aug. 30 in the 3000 Block of South Hamlin Avenue.

Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.

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