Robberies Reported In Gold Coast, River North

Sun-Times Media Wire
January 19, 2020 - 11:33 am
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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Chicago police are warning Gold Coast and River North residents about a series of robberies that have happened over the past month in the Near North Side neighborhoods.

In each incident, a group of two or three males attacked and robbed someone before fleeing in a white SUV, Chicago police said.

The majority of the robberies happened in the evening, between Dec. 24 and Jan. 16, police said. They happened in:

  • The 900 block of North DeWitt Place;
  • The 200 block of East Pearson Street;
  • The 800 block of North DeWitt Place;
  • The 900 block of North DeWitt Place;
  • The 200 block of East Chestnut Street;
  • The 600 block of North La Salle Drive;
  • The 200 block of East Delaware Place;
  • The 200 block of East Walton Street and
  • The 800 block of North DeWitt Place.

The suspects are described as 20- to 25-year-old men standing 5-foot-6 to 6-feet and weighing 145 to 185 pounds, police said.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.

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