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Police Issue Warning After Armed Robberies In Albany Park

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CHICAGO (CBS) – Police have issued a community alert for three robbery suspects who are armed and dangerous.

The trio has robbed victims at gunpoint since late September in Albany Park on the North Side.

The victims have been approached by the men during morning and evening hours on the street or in an alley and robbed of their wallets, money and cell phones at gun point, according to the release from Grand Central Area detectives.


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The men are described as described as 20-35 years of age, 5-feet-9 to 6-feet-2, and 180-200 pounds, the release said. They wore dark hooded sweatshirts and blue jean type pants. At least one of the men is armed with a small caliber handgun.

Following is a list of the incidents that have occurred:

· 4100 N. Hamlin – Sep. 23, 2011, 9:45 p.m.

· 3300 N. Troy – Sep. 24, 2011, 4:50 p.m.

· 4000 N. Mozart – Sep. 27, 2011, 4:20 p.m.

· 4100 N. Elston – Sep. 27, 2011, 4:24 p.m.

· 4800 N. Albany – Sep. 28, 2011, 12:01 a.m.

· 3600 N. Whipple – Sep. 29, 2011, 6:00 p.m.

· 4400 N. Francisco – Sep. 29, 2011, 10:15 p.m.

· 3300 W. Lawrence – Oct. 04, 2011, 9:50 p.m.

· 2900 W. Belle Plaine – Oct. 07, 2011, 11:53 p.m.

· 3500 N. Springfield – Oct. 12, 2011, 10:55 p.m.

· 4900 N. Monticello – Oct. 13, 2011, 12:30 a.m.

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