Police Warn Of Armed Robbers Targeting Shops On NW Side BlockChicago Police are cautioning business owners on a Belmont Central block after a pair of armed robberies last week in the Northwest Side neighborhood.
Police Warn Of Armed Robberies At South Side BusinessesIn each incident, the robber entered a retail store or gas station and, while in line to pay at the register, announced a robbery and displayed a handgun to the clerk, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
Police Warn Of Two Armed Robberies In Same Lawndale BlockIn both robberies, three people approached someone, showed a handgun and took property, according to an alert from Chicago Police. In one robbery, the suspects drove away in a black Nissan.
Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In Rogers ParkIn both incidents, the victims were approached by a man who was armed with a handgun and announced a robbery, then took the victims’ property, according to Chicago Police.
Police Warn Of West Side Armed RobberiesIn all four incidents, two men walked up to victims in their vehicles, pulled out guns and took their property before driving away in a blue Chevrolet Impala or black Nissan Altima, according to a community alert from police.
Police Warn Of Robbers Using Smartphone App To Meet VictimsAt least one male arranged to meet up with victims through the Offer UP smartphone application to buy or sell property and then robbed them at gunpoint, according to a community alert from police.
Police Warn Of Northwest Side RobberiesChicago Police are warning residents of armed robberies over the last two days in the Belmont Cragin and Hermosa neighborhoods on the Northwest Side.
Police Warn Of Armed Robberies On Near North SidePolice are warning residents of two recent armed robberies on the Near North Side.
Businesses Robbed At Gunpoint In South Deering, South ChicagoAt least three businesses have been robbed at gunpoint in the neighborhoods since Feb. 3, according to a community alert from police.
Pair Charged With 4 Armed RobberiesMost recently, 19-year-old Arneal Thornton and 18-year-old Robert Rhodes were armed when they approached two women about 4:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 2600 block of West 23rd Street, according to a statement from Chicago Police. They demanded the victims’ belongings and the women – ages 20 and 23 – complied.
After Crash, Man Charged In String Of Armed RobberiesWillie Clay was charged with two counts of armed robbery with a firearm and three counts of armed robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Police Warn Of West Ridge Armed RobberiesThe robber approached people from behind and pointed a gun at the victims’ heads while demanding they give everything they have, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. The suspect took a purse, cell phones, and money.