Armed Robberies Reported In South Chicago: Police

October 26, 2018 - 7:10 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Police were warning residents of South Chicago about a string of armed robberies this month in the Far South Side neighborhood.

In each case, at least one male armed with a handgun approached people and demanded their belongings, police said.

The trio of robberies occurred:

  • about 1:25 p.m. Oct. 14 in the 7700 block of South Burnham Avenue;
  • about 5:35 a.m. Oct. 16 in the 2800 block of East 76th Place; and
  • about 6:40 a.m. Oct. 22 in the 7000 block of South South Shore Drive.

Anyone with information was asked to contact Area South detectives at (312) 747-8273.

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