Armed Robbers Target West Englewood Businesses, Police Say

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Police are warning business owners in West Englewood of two armed robberies reported recently on the South Side.

In each case, the suspects entered a business and displayed a gun before taking money, Chicago police said.

One robbery happened June 1 at 8:51 a.m. in the 6800 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said. The other happened at 4:30 p.m. June 16 on the same block.

The suspects were described as two males between 16 and 25 years old wearing a gray T-shirt, black pants and black baseball cap.

Anyone with information was asked to call Area One detectives at 312-747-8382.

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