4 Armed Robberies Reported In 3 Days On West Side: Police

Sun-Times Media Wire
December 05, 2019 - 7:06 am

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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- At least four armed robberies were reported in three days in Humboldt Park and Austin on the West Side.

In each incident, a man approached someone, pulled out a handgun and announced a robbery before taking their belongings, Chicago police said. The robber fired his gun in one incident.

The robberies happened:

  • At about 5:05 p.m. Nov. 28 in the 1300 block of North Lamon Avenue;
  • At about 2:30 a.m. Nov. 30 in the 1000 block of North Leamington Avenue;
  • At about 9:05 a.m. Nov. 30 in the 3400 block of West Beach Avenue; and
  • At about 9:10 a.m. Nov. 30 in the 3400 block of West Pierce Avenue.

The suspect is a man in his 20s or early 30s standing between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-11 and weighing between 160 and 190 pounds.

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