CHICAGO (STMW) — A suspect is being sought for robberies that occurred this week in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The robberies occurred at 1:50 p.m. Monday in the 4700 block of South Fairfield Avenue and at 9:10 p.m. Wednesday in the 4900 block of South Western Avenue, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.

Victims were physically attacked and their property was taken, the alert said.

The suspect is described as a black man, 18-19, 5-feet-7 to 5-feet-9 and 150-170 pounds, the alert said.

Anyone with information should contact detectives at (312) 747-8380.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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