Near West Side

Armed Robberies Reported on Near West Side

Police are warning residents about a series of armed robberies this month on the Near West Side

Police are warning residents about a series of armed robberies this month on the Near West Side.

In each case, two men or teenage boys approached a victim, displayed or implied they had a handgun and demanded the victim’s property, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The hold-ups occurred:

  • About 4:25 p.m. June 27 in the 2300 block of West Huron Street;
  • About 7:55 p.m. June 22 in the 1000 block of North Hermitage Avenue; and
  • About 2:20 p.m. June 20 in the 300 block of North Justine Street.

The suspects were described as two males between 16 and 22 years old, standing 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-7 and weighing 130 to 150 pounds, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Three detectives at 312-744-8263.

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