robberies

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.

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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

A Midlothian police cruiser sits parked in the lot of the police station. (Credit: CBS)

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

A Midlothian police cruiser sits parked in the lot of the police station. (Credit: CBS)

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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Another Woman Attacked, Robbed In Midlothian

In at least the fourth attack in Midlothian recent weeks, a woman was robbed walking home from the train shortly after midnight on Sunday.

08/10/2014

Chicago police on Thursday released these surveillance images of the Orange Line armed-robbery suspects. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Surveillance Images Released Of Orange Line Robbery Suspects

Police are searching for two men accused of storming a CTA Orange Line and robbing passengers at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon. They released several stills from surveillance cameras of the alleged robbers.

07/16/2014

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Police Warn Of Home Burglaries On Southwest Side

Police are warning residents of home burglaries in the Garfield Ridge and Clearing neighborhoods on the Southwest Side.

05/18/2014

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Police Warn Of Austin Armed Robberies

Police are warning West Side residents of several armed robberies in the Austin neighborhood since February.

04/06/2014

Chicago police investigate after a man and a woman robbed Sarpino's Pizzeria in the West Loop. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police: ‘Strong Possibility’ Robberies At Pizzeria, 7-Eleven Are Connected

In both cases, a man and a woman wearing scarves around their faces announced a holdup, and made off with cash.

03/28/2014

Jason Logsdon was sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading guilty to 11 hair salon robberies. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

“Bad Hair Bandit” Sentenced To 14 Years For 11 Salon Robberies

Jason Logsdon, 42, of Chicago, robbed 11 salons between Dec. 26, 2012, and Jan. 23, 2013, using a BB gun that looked like a revolver.

03/19/2014

Surveillance photo of a male suspected of robbing women at the Western Blue Line station. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suspect Arrested In Blue Line Robberies

Police have arrested a suspect in a pair of early morning robberies at a Blue Line station in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

02/26/2014

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Aurora Police Search For Men Who Robbed Cabbies

Both robberies–believed to be related–happened after a cab driver picked someone up from the Aurora Transportation Center, 233 N. Broadway Ave.

02/25/2014

Surveillance video images of two men involved in knifepoint robberies on the Near North Side and South Loop on Jan. 26. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Warn Of Knifepoint Robberies At Convenience Stores

In each case, two offenders used a knife to take cash from the register and cashier’s wallet, according to an alert issued by Area Central detectives.

01/27/2014

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Police Warn Of Robberies On Near South Side

Boys between the ages of 10 and 16 are approaching citizens and forcibly taking away their cell phones or money, a statement from police said.

12/05/2013

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Police Warn Residents About Orange Line Robberies

Police are warning residents about a pair of robberies near CTA Orange Line stations on the Southwest Side over the past week.

10/19/2013

A Mercury Mountaineer similar to the one used in South Shore robberies by a man pretending to be a federal officer. (Photo from Chicago Police)

Man Posing As Federal Agent Robbing People On South Side

The man approaches victims in a tan SUV, pulls over to talk to people on the sidewalk and identifies himself as an agent or “Officer Franklin,” according to a community alert from Area South detectives.

09/27/2013

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Police Warn Of Robberies In West Loop

The victims are distracted, sucker punched, and then robbed of smart phones, purses or wallets.

09/25/2013

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