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Police Issue Alert After Five Armed Robberies On Southwest Side

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(STMW) – Police are searching for a man suspected of committing at least five armed robberies over two days on the Southwest Side.

The suspect approaches victims on the sidewalk, pulls out a revolver handgun and demands property, according to the community alert from Area Central detectives.

The robberies happened:

-in the 6600 block of South Millard Avenue about 5 p.m. Nov. 19;

-in the 3800 block of West Marquette Road about 5 p.m. Nov. 19;

-in the 4900 block of South Lawndale Avenue about 3:30 p.m. Nov 19;

-in the 6500 block of South Springfield Avenue about 3:50 p.m. Nov. 20;

-in the 5900 block of South Kenneth Avenue about 4:30 p.m. Nov. 20.

Anyone with information about the robberies 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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