Businesses robbed in Chicago Lawn, Marquette Park

In each instance, a man demanded money from the businesses, police said.

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Three people were carjacked June 18, 2021.

Businesses were robbed April 9, 2020, in Chicago Lawn and Marquette Park.

Police are warning South Side business owners about two robberies reported last week in Chicago Lawn and Marquette Park.

In each case, a man 40 to 50-years old entered the business and demanded money, Chicago police said in a community alert.

Both robberies happened April 9:

  • about 4:32 p.m. in the 3100 block of W. 63rd Street and 
  • about 9:05 p.m. in the 6500 block of S. Kedzie Avenue.

The man is described as 5-foot-9 to 6-feet tall, 145 to 170 pounds and was wearing a black hat and black jacket, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.

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