Police warn of Washington Park neighborhood armed robberies

SHARE Police warn of Washington Park neighborhood armed robberies

Police are warning South Side residents of a recent string of armed robberies in the Washington Park neighborhood.

The incidents occurred near the 6100 and 6200 blocks of South Wabash and South Michigan avenues and each time, at least one suspect approached victims and announced a robbery while displaying a handgun, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

The suspects are described as black males, between the ages of 17 and 20 years old, standing between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-8, weighing between 130 and 150 pounds and wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and tan pants.

The weapon is described as a dark steel or chrome pistol, police said.

Anyone with information on the robberies is asked to contact Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

The Latest
The superstar announced the dates for her summer world tour, which includes at stop Soldier Field.
There’s plenty of blame to go around on why this Bulls team seems to be underachieving, but the coaching staff has to get some fault, especially when it comes to executing the details.
He briefly retired after the 2021 season, but wound up coming back for one more year with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He retires at age 45, the owner of seven Super Bowl rings and numerous passing records in an unprecedented 23-year career.
Illinois State Police troopers were patrolling near 47th Street when they saw a black BMW that fit the description of a car that was stolen an hour earlier, according to state police.
Part of the joy of hunting shed antlers is disappearing in a still time of the year; some times, like Saturday, there are surprising finds.