Armed Robberies

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Suspect Sought In Lincoln Park Hair Salon Robberies

The suspect entered the hair salons, placed a duffle bag on the counter, showed a handgun and announced a robbery, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.


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Police Warn South Side Residents Of Armed Robberies

Police are looking for a group of males who robbed people at gunpoint last week in a series of incidents in the the Grand Boulevard and Washington Park neighborhoods.


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Police Warn Of Lawndale Armed Robberies

Police have issued an alert warning residents of the West Side Lawndale neighborhood of a man and woman who, working together, have robbed women at gunpoint of their purses.


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Police Warn Of Increase In Armed Robberies In Greater Grand Crossing

Police are alerting residents of the South Side Greater Grand Crossing area of an increase in armed robberies that have occurred there in the past month.


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Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In Ashburn Neighborhood

Police are warning residents of the Southwest Side Ashburn area of an increase in robbery related incidents, with what is believed to be the same offender, in the month of May.


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Police: Armed Robbers Targeting Lincoln Park Nail, Tanning Salons

Tanning and nail salons in the affluent Lincoln Park neighborhood have seen an increase in unusual robberies in recent days.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

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Armed Robberies Plague State Street On South Side

Police are sounding the alarm about a sharp rise in robberies along State Street on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

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Police Warn About Armed Robbers On Near West Side

Chicago police detectives are warning people on the Near West Side about two young men suspected in recent armed robberies.


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Police Warn Near North Side Residents Of Armed Robberies

Police are warning Near North Side residents of two recent armed robberies, both in busy and fashionable areas.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

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Rash Of Strong-Armed Robberies Reported In Canaryville, Fuller Park

Police are warning South Side residents of an increase in strong-armed robberies in the Canaryville and Fuller Park neighborhoods.



Men Robbing People Leaving South Side Currency Exchanges, ATMs

Police are warning South Side residents of a string of armed robberies targeting people who may have just obtained cash.


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Inmate Who Escaped, Hid In Port-A-Potty Dies In Custody

A man who made headlines in December for briefly escaping authorities has now died in federal custody.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

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Police Issue Warning After Armed Robberies In Albany Park

Police have issued a community alert for three robbery suspects who are armed and dangerous.


Jaclyn Madera, 28, is charged with six counts of armed robbery. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Brother, Sister Charged In Series Of Armed Robberies

A brother and sister from Lemont were ordered held on $2 milliion bond each Sunday, after they were charged with several armed robberies of women on the South and Southwest Sides, according to the Sun-Times.


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Armed Robbers Hitting Pedestrians On West Side Thoroughfares

Police are warning neighbors of two armed robbers who have been hitting major streets on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2011

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Police Seek Suspects In South Shore Robberies

Police are searching for two men who are responsible for four armed robberies in the South Shore neighborhood over the past six weeks.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

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Construction Workers, Landscapers Targeted In Robberies

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the persons responsible for a recent string of armed robberies targeting construction workers and landscapers in Chicago’s Southwest Side.


Surveillance photos of the suspected robbers. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Warning Issued After String Of Armed Robberies On NW Side

Police in a handful of Northwest Side districts have issued an advisory to neighborhood 7-Eleven and Subway stores of a recent spate of armed robberies.


A boarded-up house on the South Side. (CBS)

Armed Robbers Targeting Rehab Construction Sites

Chicago police say there has been a string of robberies in the Chicago Lawn and Marquette Park neighborhoods.


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Armed Robbers Striking Rehab Contractors

Police are warning about a string of robberies on the city’s Southwest Side, which are occurring at buildings under rehab.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2010