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2 Armed Robberies Reported In Woodlawn: Police

October 30, 2018 - 6:54 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Police were warning residents about a pair of armed robberies this month in the Woodlawn and West Woodlawn neighborhoods on the South Side.

In both cases, a young man walked up to someone on the sidewalk and flashed a handgun before taking the person’s belongings, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The robberies occurred:

  • about 8 a.m. Oct. 15 in the 6000 block of South Eberhart Avenue; and
  • about 7:45 p.m. Oct. 21 in the 6400 of Greenwood Avenue.

Anyone with information was asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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