Armed robbers strike twice in South Shore: police

The robberies happened on Euclid and Ridgeland avenues, police say.

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Two armed robbers targeted victims in South Shore in May.


Police are warning South Shore residents of a pair of armed robberies in the past two weeks.

In each robbery, two men armed with a gun approached a victim on a sidewalk or in an alley and stole their property, Chicago police said in a community alert.

The incidents happened:

  • about 1 p.m. May 8 in the 7100 block of South Ridgeland Avenue; and
  • about 4 a.m. May 15 in the 7200 block of South Euclid Avenue.

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

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