4 armed robberies reported within an hour in Rogers Park

The suspect robbed a business and then targeted someone alone outside, police said.

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Four armed robberies were reported within minutes of each other Thursday in Rogers Park on the North Side.

In each case, the suspect walked into a store, pulled out a gun and demanded cash from the register, Chicago police said. After leaving, the suspect robbed someone who was on the street.

All robberies took place between 9 p.m. and 9:15 p.m., police said.

The incidents happened:

  • in the 7000 block of North Clark Street;
  • in the 6900 block of North Clark Street;
  • in the 1700 block of West Lunt Avenue and
  • in the 7000 block of North Paulina Street.

The suspect was described as an 18 to 30-year-old man, 5-foot-9 to 6-foot-2 and 160-200 pounds, police said. He was wearing a black hoodie and a half mask.

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

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