4 armed robberies reported in 3 days on West Side: police

At least four armed robberies were reported in three days in Humboldt Park and Austin on the West Side.

In each incident, a man approached someone, pulled out a handgun and announced a robbery before taking their belongings, Chicago police said. The robber fired his gun in one incident.

The robberies happened:

  • About 5:05 p.m. Nov. 28 in the 1300 block of North Lamon Avenue;
  • About 2:30 a.m. Nov. 30 in the 1000 block of North Leamington Avenue;
  • About 9:05 a.m. Nov. 30 in the 3400 block of West Beach Avenue; and
  • About 9:10 a.m. Nov. 30 in the 3400 block of West Pierce Avenue.

The suspect is a man in his 20s or early 30s standing between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-11 and weighing between 160 and 190 pounds.

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