Armed robberies reported in Austin: police

Two men in a black sedan are believed to be involved.

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A man has been charged with robbing and shooting another man Feb. 3, 2020, during a drug deal in an unincorporated area near Huntley.

Two armed robberies were reported in February 2020 in Austin.

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Two armed robberies were reported in February in Austin on the West Side.

In each incident, two males in a black sedan approach victims from behind, flash a gun and demand their property, Chicago police said in a community alert.

The robberies happened about 7 p.m. Feb. 14 in the 1300 block of North Lockwood Avenue and about 6 p.m. Feb. 16 in the 4900 block of West Crystal Street, police said.

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

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