CHICAGO - Police are warning Bucktown residents of a recent string of armed robberies and carjackings.
In each of the cases, multiple people exit a maroon-colored SUV and approach victims who are sitting in their car, police said in the alert.
The robbers display a black handgun and order victims out of their vehicles while demanding PIN codes for debit cards and cellphones, police said.
The incidents happened at:
- About 8:03 p.m. Monday in the 1900 block of North Honore Street
- About 8:15 p.m. Monday in the 1900 block of West Wabansia Avenue.
- About 8:57 p.m. Monday in the 2100 block of West Moffat Street.
- About 10:40 p.m. Monday in the 1700 block of West Le Moyne Street.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Five detectives at 312-746-7394.