Armed robberies reported in West Town, Garfield Park: police

Police are warning residents to be aware of their surroundings after a string of armed robberies were reported this week in West Town and Garfield Park.

In each case, three to four men came out of a black vehicle, displayed a handgun and demanded someone’s property, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The robberies happened:

  • About 3:05 p.m. June 4 in the 400 block of North Leavitt Street
  • About 12:44 a.m. June 5 in the first block of North Bell Avenue
  • About 2:40 p.m. June 5 in the 2200 block of West Huron Street
  • About 3 p.m. June 5 in the 500 block of North Sacramento Boulevard
  • About 3:20 p.m. June 5 in the 600 block of North Wood Street

The men are described by police as 18 to 25 years old.

Anyone with information should contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8384.