robberies

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Man Charged With Numerous Armed Robberies On South Side

Officers linked the man to several armed robberies after he was arrested Friday night during the course of a robbery at a restaurant in the 6400 block of West 63rd Street, police said.

02/09/2015

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Police: Robber Targeting Females In Wicker Park

Police issued an alert Sunday warning Wicker Park residents of a man who has robbed two women recently in the North Side neighborhood.

02/02/2015

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Police Issue Warning After Four Women Attacked In South Loop

Chicago Police have issued a warning after four women were robbed this month in the South Loop.

01/28/2015

Surveillance photo of the suspects who robbed a convenience store in the 2700 block of West Harlem on Jan. 3.  (Photo from Chicago Police)

Police Warn Of Northwest Side Convenience Store Robberies

In multiple reported robberies between December and January, robbers either implied or displayed a weapon and stole cash or cartons of cigarettes, according to a business alert from Chicago Police.

01/23/2015

Chicago police released a surveillance picture of a suspect who ran off with cell phones at the Red Line Wilson stop. (Chicago Police)

Suspect Grabs Cell Phones, Dashes From Red Line Trains: Police

In three incidents in less than a month, the suspect grabs a cellphone from a person’s hand and runs off the train in the Uptown neighborhood.

01/16/2015

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Police Issue Alert After Northwest Side Convenience Store Robberies

In multiple reported robberies between December and January, robbers either implied or displayed a weapon and stole cash or cartons of cigarettes, according to a business alert from Chicago Police.

01/14/2015

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Police: Robber Team Pounces On Victims In Uptown, Lincoln Square

The would-be victims were all on foot when a pair of predators attacked and robbed them, CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

01/12/2015

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Police: Several Robberies Reported In Uptown And Lincoln Square

The robberies happened in December and January, where two men approach a person from different directions before knocking them down or battering them, according to a statement from Chicago Police. Two of the robberies occurred near the CTA Argyle Red Line station, police said.

01/09/2015

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Suspect Charged With String Of North Suburban Robberies

A man arrested outside a Des Plaines gas station with a BB gun in his pocket has been charged with robbing six north suburban gas stations and convenience stores over the past several months.

01/02/2015

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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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Robbers Knocking Women Down, Robbing Them On NW Side

Women are being targeted in a series of violent robberies in the Northwest Side Avondale and Logan Square neighborhoods, according to a community alert issued by Chicago Police.

11/17/2014

Authorities released these surveillance images from a series of Aurora robberies in which three suspects tie up and rob store employees. (Aurora Police)

Aurora Police Release Surveillance Images From Tie-Up Robberies

Four recent west suburban robberies may be related, and police are releasing surveillance photos of the suspects involved, police said.

10/31/2014

Authorities released this surveillance photo from a TCF Bank branch robbery in Burbank on Wednesday. (FBI)

Suspect Sought In Oak Lawn, Burbank Robberies

A man suspected of robbing a bank in Oak Lawn earlier this month struck again Wednesday, robbing a TCF branch in a Burbank grocery store, the FBI said.

10/29/2014

Authorities released this surveillance photo of a man suspected of robbing two businesses in the Loop and the West Loop over the past week.  (Chicago Police)

Police Unveil Surveillance Picture Of Downtown Robber

In each case, the armed man took money, inventory or an employee’s personal property, Area Central detectives said in a business alert.

10/23/2014

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Police At U Of I Warn Of Attacks, Robberies

Police at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were encouraging students to walk in pairs, or take public transit, in the wake of recent attacks on campus.

10/21/2014

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Police Warn Of Robberies Near 35th Street Red Line Station

If you’re headed to U.S. Cellular Field on Thursday night for the White Sox game, be careful. Police have issued a warning that robbers are targeting people using the Red Line, demanding money and threatening physical violence.

09/25/2014

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Robberies Reported Near 35th Street Red Line Station

Police are warning CTA riders about four recent robberies near the 35th Street Red Line station.

09/24/2014

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3 Armed Robberies Occur Near University Of Chicago In Span Of 90 Minutes: Police

Police say in these incidents, offenders would approach victims on foot, display or imply a handgun and demand property.

09/08/2014

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Midlothian Turns Up The Heat To Catch Serial Mugger

A community policing event is planned for Tuesday in the south suburb, after four women have been attacked.

08/11/2014

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Midlothian Woman Upset With Police After Sister Becomes Latest Mugging Victim

A violent attacker in the south suburbs has struck again. A fourth woman has been mugged in south suburban Midlothian, by a masked man who has blindsided women walking home late at night.

08/11/2014

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