Armed Robberies

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Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In Bronzeville

Two men with a handgun have walked up to people and taken their property, according to a community alert from Wentworth District Chicago Police.

04/22/2015

A man robbed three taxi drivers at gunpoint in the Loop within 90 minutes Wednesday, police said. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Man Robbed 3 Taxi Drivers At Gunpoint

The robberies occurred about 6:40 p.m. in the 400 block of South Clinton; about 7:20 p.m. in the 500 block of South Clinton; and about 8 p.m. in the 200 block of South Dearborn, according to police.

04/10/2015

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Two Suspects In Custody After Robbery Leads To Chase, Crash

Police said two suspects were in custody from at least one of a string of convenience store robberies early Friday, while two more suspects remained on the loose.

03/27/2015

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Pair Charged In String Of Armed Robberies

Alfredo Medina is accused of holding up the stores at gun- or knife-point while Vanessa Marchan allegedly drove the getaway car for the robberies that happened between Feb. 1 and March 25, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

03/27/2015

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Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In Logan Square

Police are cautioning residents of the Logan Square neighborhood after three armed robberies were reported within a block of each other in the last two weeks.

03/24/2015

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Police Warn Of Armed Robberies On South Side

In each robbery, police said, two men approach the victim, show a handgun and demand their property.

03/05/2015

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String Of Armed Robberies Reported On South Side

Police issued an alert after several early February armed robberies on the South Side.

02/28/2015

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Armed Robberies Reported 20 Minutes Apart In Lakeview

Two armed robberies occurred about a half-mile apart Sunday afternoon in the Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side. The incidents happened in the 3700 block of North Wayne Avenue at 1:05 p.m., and 20 minutes later in the 3600 block of North Bosworth Avenue.

12/30/2014

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Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In Armour Square

In the reported incidents, two robbers have approached lone female victims, displayed a handgun and demanded their property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

12/30/2014

Martell White, Charles Campbell, and Derrick Glasper (left to right) are charged in a string of armed robberies in Aurora. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Trio Charged With Slew Of Armed Robberies In Aurora

Martell White, 25, of the 15000 block of Madison Avenue in Dolton; Charles Campbell, 27, of the 1500 block of North Lorel Avenue; and Derrick Glasper, 27, of the 100 block of North 23rd Avenue in Bellwood, were each charged with three counts of armed robbery Tuesday, according to a statement from Aurora police.

12/17/2014

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Three Armed Robberies At Austin Convenience Stores In A Week

In the robberies, two men dressed in all black with hats or ski masks have walked into the stores, shown a handgun and demanded cash from the register and employees’ wallets, according to a business alert from Austin District detectives.

11/28/2014

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Police Warn Of String Of Robberies Near University Of Chicago

There have been at least 10 holdups in a little more than two months on or near the school’s Hyde Park campus.

11/19/2014

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U Of C Campus On Alert After Armed Robberies

In the last week alone, there have been four armed robberies near the University of Chicago campus. People tell us they find the timing of the crimes especially alarming.

11/09/2014

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Man Charged In Downtown Convenience Store Robberies

Tydeon Woodland, 21, was charged with two counts of armed robbery. Police, who announced the charges late Wednesday, allege that Woodland robbed a convenience store in the 500 block of West Lake on Oct. 17 and another in the 100 block of South Clark on Oct. 23.

10/30/2014

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Bank Robbery Suspect Charged In Gas Station Holdups

A superseding indictment filed last week in the U.S. District Court in Hammond charges Jeremiah Ellis with two counts each of Hobbs Act robbery and of robbery affecting commerce.

10/23/2014

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Woodridge Schools On Guard In Wake Of Armed Robberies

No outside recess. No outside P.E. No after-school activities at the six elementary schools and one middle school in Woodridge District 68.

04/29/2014

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Police Issue Alert After Five Armed Robberies On Southwest Side

The suspect approaches victims on the sidewalk, pulls out a revolver handgun and demands property, police say.

11/28/2013

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Armed Robbers Targeting Victims On North Side

Police are warning North Side residents of a recent increase in late night and early morning armed robberies.

08/26/2013

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Serial Robber Hits GameStop Locations

Over the past six years, investigators believe the gunman has hit stores in Chicago, Calumet City, Evergreen Park, Oakbrook Terrace, North Riverside, Berwyn and Munster, Ind. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.

05/24/2013

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Police: Alleged Serial Robber Wanted Cops To Kill Him

A man charged in connection with 16 armed robberies since last month allegedly was trying to get himself killed by police, because he was distraught over a breakup with his girlfriend.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2013

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