In the most recent robbery, two men approached a 76-year-old man in the 2700 block of South Karlov Avenue about 5:30 p.m. Monday, forcefully displayed a gun and demanded his belongings, according to Chicago Police. The man was shot in the right leg during the robbery, and the suspects left the area.
Both robberies occurred in the 4300 block of North Francisco Avenue, according to an alert from Area North detectives. The first was on May 27 at 2:50 a.m., while the second occurred on June 7 at 3:50 p.m.
Willie Doles, of the 6900 block of South Oakley Avenue, has been charged with five counts of armed robbery, and one count of felony aggravated robbery. Police said he was arrested Wednesday afternoon, with help from the FBI.
The robberies were reported on May 19 about 9:48 p.m. in the 2900 block of West 63rd Street and again on June 1 about 2:37 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Kedzie, according to an alert from Area Central detectives.
Two men with a handgun have walked up to people and taken their property, according to a community alert from Wentworth District Chicago Police.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In each robbery, police said, two men approach the victim, show a handgun and demand their property.
Police issued an alert after several early February armed robberies on the South Side.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There have been at least 10 holdups in a little more than two months on or near the school’s Hyde Park campus.
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.
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.
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.
No outside recess. No outside P.E. No after-school activities at the six elementary schools and one middle school in Woodridge District 68.