Police Searching For Near North Side Armed Robber

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are searching for the person who has committed three armed robberies in the Gold Coast and River North neighborhoods.

The male in the blue Illinois sweatshirt is suspected of three Near North Side armed robberies. (Credit: Chicago Police)

The male in the blue Illinois sweatshirt is suspected of three Near North Side armed robberies. (Credit: Chicago Police)

The male is wanted in connection with the robberies that happened about 5 p.m. Sept. 23 in the 100 block of West Chestnut; about 11 a.m. Sept. 29 in the 0-100 block of West Hubbard; and about 7:30 a.m. Sept. 30 in the 300 block of North State, according to the community alert from Area Central detectives.

Surveillance photos of the male suspected of three Near North Side armed robberies. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Surveillance photos of the male suspected of three Near North Side armed robberies. (Credit: Chicago Police)

The suspect should be considered armed and dangerous and anyone who spots him is advised to call 911 and not to approach him, police said.

Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to call detectives at (312) 747-8380.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2016. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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