Police Warn Of Strong-Arm Robberies In Lakeview, UptownTwo men have walked up to people from behind and, in one instance, engaged victims in conversation before using force to take their belongings, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
Police Warn Of Muggings In River NorthPolice 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.
3 Violent Robberies Reported Near Jackson ParkChicago Police have issued a community alert following three similar strong-arm robberies in South Shore, near the southern end of Jackson Park.
Rash Of Strong-Arm Robberies Reported On Southwest SideResidents of the city’s Southwest Side are being urged to keep alert, after a string of strong-arm robberies in the area.
Strong-Arm Robbers Hitting Hyde Park, Washington Park, BronzevillePolice have issued a community alert about a rash of robberies on the city’s South Side.
Teens Charged In Wicker Park Robbery; Link To Other Incidents ProbedTwo 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.
Police Seek Serial Robber Targeting Women On NW SidePolice 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.