Armed robberies reported in Englewood

In each incident victims were approached by one or two people who threatened them with a handgun and demanded their property.

SHARE Armed robberies reported in Englewood
A Chicago Police Department officer.

Four armed robberies were reported in Englewood on the South Side.

Sun-Times file

Chicago police are warning residents of four armed robberies reported in Englewood on the South Side.

In each incident victims were approached on the street by one or two people who threatened them with a handgun and demanded their property, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The robberies happened:

  • About 1:30 a.m May 25 in the 1600 block of West 62 Street;
  • About 12:25 a.m. June 11 in the 6100 block of South Ashland Avenue;
  • About 4:40 a.m. June 19 in the 1500 block of West 60th Street; and
  • About 2:20 a.m. July 5 in the 6300 block of South Ashland Avenue.

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

The Latest
“[Neris] gave a speech, and usually it’s after a loss,” Shota Imanaga said. “But the fact that he did it after a win is very reassuring. He had a lot of positive words.”
Imanaga makes success look so simple, it’s easy to forget to ask him how he’s handling life alone in a huge new city halfway around the world from home.
Scottie Scheffler’s recent arrest brings up a man who followed an ideal.
Those two teens were among five people in a vehicle “traveling at a high rate of speed” Saturday in the 3800 block of Harrison Street when it failed to yield to a traffic signal and collided with another vehicle about 11:10 p.m., police said.