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Armed robberies reported in Douglas, Oakland: police

In each incident, one to three males approached someone, pulled out a gun and demanded property, Chicago police said. 

A man was shot Sept. 17, 2021, in Homan Square.
Three armed robberies were reported in Douglas and Oakland February 2021.
Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times file

Police are warning residents in Douglas and Oakland on the South Side of three armed robberies reported this month.

In each incident, one to three males approached someone, pulled out a gun and demanded property, Chicago police said.

One robbery was reported at 3:40 p.m. Feb. 12 in the 3600 block of South Rhodes Avenue, police said. Another occurred at 3 p.m. Feb. 15 in the 3500 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue.

The third took place at 4 p.m. Feb. 18 in the 3500 block of South Lake Park Avenue, police said.

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

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