11 armed robberies reported over four hours Wednesday on North and Northwest sides

In each case, a black Kia SUV pulled up and a gunman gun out and demanded victims’ property.

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Chicago police are investigating a string of armed robberies that occurred over four hours on the North and Northwest sides Wednesday morning.

In each case, a black Kia SUV pulled up and a gunman got out and demanded victims’ property, police said in an alert. The robber was wearing dark clothing, a hoodie and a black ski mask.

The robberies were reported:

  • At 2:08 a.m. in the 2400 block of West Fullerton Avenue;
  • 2:54 a.m. in the 1500 block of North Ashland Avenue;
  • 3:05 a.m. in the 2700 block of West Augusta Boulevard;
  • 4:15 a.m. in the 1500 block of North Western Avenue;
  • 4:21 a.m. in the 2700 block of North Central Avenue;
  • 4:42 a.m. in the 4000 block of North Central Avenue;
  • 4:44 a.m. in the 5300 block West Berenice Avenue;
  • 5 a.m. in the 5200 block of West North Avenue;
  • 5:30 a.m. in the 2300 block of West Rice Street;
  • 5:44 a.m. in the 3100 block of West Division Street;
  • 6:20 a.m. in the 1600 block of North Cicero Avenue.

Anyone with information was asked to call Area 3 detectives at 312-744-8263 or Area 5 detectives at 312-746-7394.

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