CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Police are warning Southwest Side residents about a string of recent robberies in the Marquette Park and Chicago Lawn neighborhoods.
In each incident, a group of males walked up to victims and announced a robbery, according to an alert from Chicago Police.
The robberies happened:
- about 5:30 p.m. Dec. 27 in the 6300 block of South Maplewood;
- about 9:35 a.m. Dec. 28 in the 6300 block of South Maplewood;
- about 6:40 p.m. Monday in the 6300 block of South Rockwell;
- about 11:20 a.m. Tuesday in the 6100 block of South Richmond;
- at 11:22 a.m. Tuesday in the 6200 block of South Rockwell; and
- about 8:20 a.m. Friday in the 6400 block of South Rockwell.
The robbers are described as three black males, thought to be between 16 and 25 years old, standing between 5-foot-4 and 5-foot-8 and weighing between 125 and 180 pounds, police said..
Anyone with information about that robberies should call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.