At least 8 people robbed on Chicago's Northwest Side in a span of 4 hours

At least eight people were robbed at gunpoint on Chicago's Northwest Side Sunday afternoon.

In each incident, the offenders approached a victim, who was walking on the sidewalk, threatened them with handguns and demanded their property, police said.

The offenders then fled the scene in a red four-door sedan.

The Incidents occurred at the following locations and times: 

  • 1300 block of North Wood Street on Oct. 22 2023 at 3:37 p.m.
  • 2800 block of North Richmond Avenue on Oct. 22 at 4 p.m.
  • 3200 block of North Linder Avenue on Oct. 22 at 4:21 p.m.
  • 4400 block of West North Street on Oct. 22 at 4 p.m.
  • 1600 block of North Honore Avenue Oct. 22 at 5:44 p.m.
  • 3000 block of West Schubert Street Oct. 22 at 5:55 p.m.
  • 3200 block of West George Street Oct. 22 at 5:56 p.m.
  • 1500 block of North Bell Avenue Oct. 22 at 8:30 p.m.

The offenders are described as three African American men, wearing dark clothing and black face masks.

They were also armed with handguns.

If you have any information about these crimes, you are asked to contact the Bureau of Detectives Area Five at (312) 746-7394.