Increased River North crime prompts call for more police officers
After the recent influx in violent crime in the heart of downtown, 2nd Ward Alderman Brian Hopkins is calling for more police manpower.
CHICAGO - Chicago police are warning residents about about armed robberies in River North.
Police said that on the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 5, someone was robbed on West Ontario.
On Friday, Oct. 8, in the evening, someone was robbed on West Erie.
The robbers are described as young men wearing black clothing.
If you have information, call Chicago police at (312) 744-8263.
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