Strong-Arm Robberies Reported In Lincoln Park

October 26, 2018 - 6:56 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Police are warning residents of recent strong-arm robberies in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on the North Side.

The two incidents happened within an hour of each other Wednesday afternoon, Chicago police said.

In each robbery, a man approached the victim on the street and asked for money, police said. When the victim refused, the man threatened them and then demanded their property.

The robberies happened about 2:45 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. in the 900 block of West Fullerton Avenue, police said.

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