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String of armed robberies reported over the weekend across the South Side

The group is believed responsible for at least eight armed robberies.

A man was charged with shooting toward officers August 30, 2021, on the South Side.
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Police are warning residents after a string of armed robberies were reported over the weekend across the South Side.

In each attack, one to two people get out of a recently stolen vehicle and show a handgun before robbing a person, Chicago police said.

The robberies happened:

  • About 5:40 p.m. Saturday in the 4800 Block of South Loomis Boulevard;
  • About 3:10 p.m. Sunday in the 7400 Block of South State Street;
  • About 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the 1400 Block of East Hyde Park Boulevard;
  • About 5:45 p.m. Sunday in the 6700 Block of South State Street;
  • About 6 p.m. Sunday in the 1300 Block of East 47th Street;
  • About 6 p.m. Sunday in the 5300 Block of South Blackstone Avenue;
  • About 6 p.m. Sunday in the 500 Block of East 51st Street; and
  • About 6:05 p.m. Sunday in the 1400 Block of West 51st Street

Anyone with information can call Area One detectives at 312-747-8384.