Masked suspect robs Subway restaurant employees at knifepoint on NW Side

The suspect was described as a 16 to 25-year-old male standing 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-11 and weighing 155-185 pounds.

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Subway restaurant employees were robbed at knifepoint in Union Ridge and Old Irving Park.

Employees at a Subway restaurant were robbed March 8, 2020, in the 4300 block of West Irving Park Road.

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Police are warning residents on the Northwest Side of robberies at Subway restaurants in Union Ridge and Old Irving Park.

In both robberies, a masked suspect pulled out a “large” knife and demanded money from employees, Chicago police said in a community alert.

One happened at 9:35 p.m. March 5 in the 5200 block of North Nagle Avenue, police said. Another took place at 7:50 p.m. March 8th in the 4300 block of West Irving Park Road.

The suspect was described as a 16 to 25-year-old male standing 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-11 and weighing 155-185 pounds. He was wearing black gloves, blue jeans and white shoes.

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

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