Police Warn Of Robberies In Grand Boulevard

CHICAGO (STMW) — Police are warning South Side residents of a recent string of robberies over the last few weeks in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood.

The suspects rob their victims by showing a handgun or using force, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.

The robberies occurred:

-the 100 block of East 40th Street on July 17 about 6:40 a.m.;

-the 0-100 block of East 40th Street on July 22 about 3:10 p.m.;

-the 200 block of East 40th Street on July 23 about 8 p.m.;

-the 4000 block of South Prairie Avenue on Aug. 4 about 12:05 a.m.

Police describe the suspects as between one and three 19-27 year old males who are between 5-foot-9 and 6-foot, about 130-170 pounds and wear their hair in dreadlocks.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

More From CBS Chicago

Super Bowl 50 Coverage
Daily Weather Reports Delivered To You!SIGN UP NOW: Get daily weather reports every morning from meteorologist Steve Baskerville!

Listen Live