2 robbed in separate incidents on same Austin block

The robberies happened about 10:30 p.m. March 1 and March 9 in the 1300 block of North Cicero Avenue, Chicago police said.

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Two females were robbed in March 2020 in the 1300 block of North Cicero Avenue.

Two females were robbed in March 2020 in the 1300 block of North Cicero Avenue.

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Two females were robbed this month on the same block in Austin on the West Side.

The robberies happened about 10:30 p.m. March 1 and March 9 in the 1300 block of North Cicero Avenue, Chicago police said.

In each incident, the robber approached the female as she walked alone and threatened her with a kitchen knife or knocked her to the ground, police said. He then took their purses and wallets.

The person was described as a man in his 20s, standing between 5-foot-7 and 6 feet and weighing between 160 and 180 pounds.

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

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