Police are warning residents of three recent armed robberies in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
In each incident, the suspect used force or the threat of force by showing a handgun and then stole the victims’ cellphones, wallet and credit cards, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
The robberies happened:
- about 6:40 p.m. Sept. 21 in the 3900 block of West Congress
- about 11:45 a.m. Sept. 28 in the 3900 block of West Gladys
- about noon Oct. 2 in the 3900 block of West Arthington
The robbers are described as black men, between 18 and 29 years old, standing between 6 feet, 3 inches and 6 feet, 5 inches, and weighing between 180 and 200 pounds, police said. One suspect had dreadlocks and another had a teardrop tattoo on his face.
Anyone with information on the robberies is asked to contact Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.