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Mail stolen from buildings in Lincoln Park, Uptown

The first robbery was March 9 in the 800 block of West Argyle Avenue.

A Chicago police officer was shot Oct. 18, 2021, in Lincoln Park.
Mail was stolen from several buildings March 2021 in Lincoln Park and Uptown.
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Chicago police are warning residents in Lincoln Square and Uptown of a recent string of March mail robberies.

Police are searching for a group of five people, including three males and a female, who allegedly took mail from inside several mailboxes in buildings on the North Side, Chicago police said.

The robberies happened in the overnight hours on:

  • March 9 in the 800 block of West Argyle Avenue;
  • March 10 in the 2400 block of West Foster Avenue;
  • March 16 in the 4900 block of North Marine Drive; and
  • March 19 in the 4900 block of North Western Avenue.

The female was described as wearing black and white tennis shoes with strawberry blonde hair in a ponytail, police said.

One male was bald and wearing a leather jacket, police said. Another was wearing a white baseball cap.

The third male was wearing a gray baseball cap, police said. The fifth person had a tattoo on their left hand and was wearing a panda hat.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Three detectives at 312-744-8263.