Washington Park

Armed Robberies Reported In Washington Park

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Three armed robberies were reported in January and February in Washington Park on the South Side.

In each incident, lone victims are approached by two males who flash a gun and take their personal property, Chicago police said in a community alert. In one of the robberies, the males took the victim’s car keys and fled in their car.

The robberies happened:

  • About 10 p.m. Jan. 28 in the 5900 block of South Michigan Avenue;
  • About 8:30 p.m. Feb. 3 in the 5900 block of South State Street; and
  • About 5 a.m. Feb. 6 in the first block of East 57th Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.

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