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Strong Arm Robberies

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Police Warn Of Muggings In River North

Police have issued an alert after a couple of late-night incidents in the River North area in which young men have punched people walking down the street, then robbed of money and cell phones.

07/11/2013

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3 Violent Robberies Reported Near Jackson Park

Chicago Police have issued a community alert following three similar strong-arm robberies in South Shore, near the southern end of Jackson Park.

WBBM Newsradio–08/16/2012

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Rash Of Strong-Arm Robberies Reported On Southwest Side

Residents of the city’s Southwest Side are being urged to keep alert, after a string of strong-arm robberies in the area.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

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Strong-Arm Robbers Hitting Hyde Park, Washington Park, Bronzeville

Police have issued a community alert about a rash of robberies on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

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Teens Charged In Wicker Park Robbery; Link To Other Incidents Probed

Two teenage boys have been charged with hitting a woman and stealing her purse in the Wicker Park neighborhood Thursday morning, and police are trying to determine whether the attack is connected to a series of similar robberies in recent months.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

Northwest Side Robberies

Police Seek Serial Robber Targeting Women On NW Side

Police have issued a warning to women on the city’s Northwest Side, after a string of strong-arm robberies in the Jefferson Park and Portage Park neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012