robbery

  • rogers park Jun 14

    Business Robberies Reported in Rogers Park

    Police are warning businesses about a pair of robberies last week in the same Rogers Park block on the North Side. In each case, a man entered a store in the 7000 block of North Sheridan Road and displayed or implied that he had a gun before demanding cash or taking it from the register, according to a business alert…

  • Englewood May 17

    Armed Robberies Reported in Englewood, Police Say

    Police are warning residents about a series of armed robberies last week in Englewood on the South Side. In each case, one or two men approached a lone victim on the street, threatened them with a black handgun and demanded their property, according to a community alert from Chicago police. The hold-ups occurred: About 7 p.m. May 14 in the…

  • Naperville May 10

    Woman Robbed at Gunpoint in Naperville Motel Room

    Two men are in custody and a woman remains at large after an armed robbery at a Naperville motel early Sunday morning, according to police. In a press release, Naperville police said the suspects broke into a motel room where a woman was staying in the 1600 block of Naperville-Wheaton Road. Police said the victim was struck in the head…

  • University of Chicago May 4

    Trio Robs University of Chicago Student at Gunpoint

    Three people robbed a student of the University of Chicago Monday morning at the school’s South Side campus. The robbery happened about 8:30 a.m. at 58th Street and Dorchester Avenue, according to a statement from the University of Chicago police. The trio, one armed with a handgun, confronted the student on a sidewalk and stole the student’s phone and credit...

  • Hyde Park Apr 30

    Chicago Restaurant Owner Serving Free Meals Robbed at Gunpoint

    A Hyde Park restaurant known for serving free meals to those in need was robbed at gunpoint by one of those patrons on Wednesday, according to the owner. Surveillance video shows two robbers at the Litehouse Whole Food and Grill holding the cashier at gunpoint while the second hopped the counter. Restaurant owner Eric Rico Nance said what that second…

  • coronavirus illinois Apr 30

    Chicago Restaurant Owner Serving Free Meals Robbed at Gunpoint

    BACK HERE AT HOME – A RESTAURANT SERVING FREE MEALS TO THOSE IN NEED IS ROBBED AT GUNPOINT.
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    \tAND THE RESTAURANT OWNER TELLS US – THE MAN WITH THE GUN SAYS HE HAD TO DO IT BECAUSE HE DIDN’T HAVE ANY MONEY DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS.
    \tMICHELLE RELERFORD REPORTS.
    [[STOP SOT]]
    [[STOP SOT]]

  • subway Mar 10

    Masked Man Robs Subway Restaurant Employees at Knifepoint

    Police are warning residents on the Northwest Side of robberies at Subway restaurants in Union Ridge and Old Irving Park. In both robberies, a masked suspect pulled out a “large” knife and demanded money from employees, Chicago police said in a community alert. One happened at 9:35 p.m. March 5 in the 5200 block of North Nagle Avenue, police said….

  • Lakeview Mar 9

    Man Pepper-Sprayed During Robbery in Lakeview

    A 52-year-old man was seriously wounded Monday after he was stabbed and pepper-sprayed in Lake View on the North Side. He was walking in the 3200 block of North Sheffield Avenue about 7:50 a.m. when two or three males approached him and sprayed him with a “chemical irritant,” according to Chicago police. They stabbed him in the back and arm,…

  • Naperville Feb 24

    Rideshare Driver Robbed at Knife-Point: Naperville Police

    A rideshare driver was robbed by four people Saturday evening in suburban Naperville after he met with one of the individuals who didn’t pay for a previous ride, police said. The incident was reported at approximately 8:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Testa Drive. While the driver was talking to the first suspect, three additional suspects approached on foot,…

  • Lincoln Park Feb 18

    Restaurant Robbed by Man With Gun in Lincoln Park

    A restaurant was robbed Monday in Lincoln Park on Chicago’s North Side. About 10:15 p.m., a man walked into an eatery in the 300 block of West Armitage Avenue armed with a gun, approached the clerk and demanded cash before fleeing, Chicago police said. It was not immediately clear how much money the man stole. No one is in custody...

  • robbery Feb 18

    Police Search for Second Person of Interest in Blue Line Shooting

    Police are searching for a second person of interest in connection with a shooting on board a Blue Line train earlier this month.

  • robbery Feb 8

    South Side Store Clerk Killed in Shootout With Robbery Suspects

    A store clerk was shot and killed after exchanging gunfire with a group of robbers Friday in Park Manor on the South Side. Four men entered the store about 1:45 p.m. in the first block of East 71st Street and took cash from the register by force, Chicago police said. As the clerk, later identified by the Cook County medical…

  • North Park University Feb 5

    Restaurant Robbed at Gunpoint Near North Park University

    A person robbed a restaurant at gunpoint Tuesday near North Park University on Chicago’s Northwest Side. About 10:25 p.m., a male walked into the restaurant in the 3300 block of West Foster Avenue and approached a female clerk who was behind the counter, Chicago police said. He then pulled out a handgun and told her to empty the cash register….

  • Naperville Jan 27

    Naperville Speedway Robbed By Armed Gunmen, Police Say

    A Speedway gas station was robbed at gunpoint early Monday in west suburban Naperville, police said. Three men armed with a handgun entered the gas station about 3:20 a.m. at 3004 111th St., at Route 59, and demanded cash and tobacco products, according to Naperville police. They drove off in a black 4-door car, which was located by Naperville police…

  • Naperville Jan 26

    Masked Robbers Hold Up Naperville Gas Station at Gunpoint: Police

     Two people robbed a Naperville gas station at gunpoint Saturday. Officers responded about 12:25 a.m. to reports of the armed robbery in the 1900 block of Brookdale Road, Naperville police said. The two suspects entered the gas station, displayed handguns and stole money and cigarettes before driving off in a black sedan. No one was hurt during the robbery, police…

  • rogers park Jan 24

    Robbers Shoot Rogers Park Man During North Side Spree

    A man was shot during an armed robbery Thursday in Rogers Park by a group wanted for a series of other hold-ups since last week, according to police. The 33-year-old man was on the sidewalk about 8:25 p.m. in the 6700 block of North Bosworth Avenue when two males robbed him at gunpoint before one of them opened fire, Chicago…

  • Gold Coast Jan 23

    Man Robbed in Gold Coast Hotel Room

    A 42-year-old man was robbed early Thursday morning in Gold Coast on the Near North Side.

  • Naperville Jan 17

    Man Tried to Rob Uber Driver at Gunpoint in Naperville: Police

    Someone attempted to rob an Uber driver at gunpoint Thursday in west suburban Naperville. The driver pulled up about 12:10 p.m. for a fare near Olympus Drive and Tupelo Avenue, according to a statement from Naperville police. A man walking west on the south side of Tupelo got into the car and tried to rob the driver. The attempt was…

  • Alabama Jan 16

    ‘Batman Bandit' Targets Churches in Robberies

    Police in Jasper, Alabama, are searching for a man who robbed at least two churches while wearing a Batman-style mask....

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    King’s Way Church pastor Jason Hooper says the “Batman Bandit” used a rock to break the front window....

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    The man stole a keyboard and bass guitar, committing his crime in just one minute and 18 seconds....

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    “You’re frustrated because looking at the gentleman...

  • West Side Chicago Jan 15

    5 City Employees Robbed at Gunpoint While Working in Chicago

    Five employees with city’s transportation department were robbed at gunpoint Wednesday morning while they were setting up a construction zone in Austin on the West Side. Two gunmen approached the workers in an alley about 8:15 a.m. in the 600 block of North Lavergne Avenue and demanded their personal property, according to Chicago police. The gunmen fled on foot east…

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