Businesses robbed in Chicago Lawn, Marquette Park

Police are warning South Side business owners about two robberies reported last week in Chicago Lawn and Marquette Park.

In each case, a man 40 to 50-years old entered the business and demanded money, Chicago police said in a community alert.

Both robberies happened April 9:

  • about 4:32 p.m. in the 3100 block of W. 63rd Street and
  • about 9:05 p.m. in the 6500 block of S. Kedzie Avenue.

The man is described as 5-foot-9 to 6-feet tall, 145 to 170 pounds and was wearing a black hat and black jacket, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.