Armed robber strikes twice in Grand Crossing

The suspect is described as a man between 20 and 50 years old with a crew cut hairstyle, standing 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-10 and weighing 130 to 160 pounds, according to police.

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Police are warning residents about a pair of armed robberies since March 16, 2020, in Grand Crossing on the South Side.

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Police are warning residents about a pair of armed robberies last week in Grand Crossing on the South Side.

In each case, a man approached victims on the street or sidewalk and demanded their belongings at gunpoint, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The first hold-up happened at 8:08 p.m. March 16 in the 7300 block of South Stony Island Avenue, police said. The other occurred about 1:20 p.m. March 19 in the 7400 block of South Dorchester Avenue.

The suspect is described as a man between 20 and 50 years old with a crew cut hairstyle, standing 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-10 and weighing 130 to 160 pounds, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call 312-747-8380.

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