String of armed robberies reported in Gold Coast, Lincoln Park

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Police are warning residents about a series of recent armed robberies in the Lincoln Park and Gold Coast neighborhoods.

In each incident, the robbers walked up to a victim, pulled out a handgun and stole property, according to Chicago Police. The suspects then drove off in a vehicle.

The robberies happened:

  • in the early morning hours Jan. 13 in the 1300 block of North Astory;
  • in the early morning hours Jan. 20 in the 300 block of West North;
  • in the late evening hours Sunday in the 1800 block of North Sedgwick;
  • in the early morning hours Sunday in the 2200 block of North Bissell.

Anyone with information about the robberies should call (312) 747-8380.

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