Armed robberies reported in Gresham, Morgan Park: police

In each incident, someone approached the drive-thru window of the business, pulled out a handgun and demanded money.

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Police say a 34-year-old man attacked a Chicago police officer July 13, 2022, near Grant Park.

Four businesses were robbed at gunpoint in May 2020, in Gresham and Morgan Park on the South Side.

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Chicago police are warning residents of a string of armed robberies reported in May in Gresham on the South Side.

In each incident, someone approached the drive-thru window of the business, pulled out a handgun and demanded money, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The robberies happened:

  • About 9:45 p.m. May 27 in the 7600 block of South Vincennes Avenue;
  • About 12:05 a.m. May 28 in the 9500 block of South Halsted Street;
  • About 12:05 May 30 in the 8300 block of South Ashland Avenue; and
  • About 12:35 a.m. May 30 in the 11000 block of South Halsted Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Chicago police at 312-747-8273.

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