CHICAGO (CBS) — Two men have been charged with a pair of armed robberies early Saturday in the Wrigleyville neighborhood on the North Side.
Joseph Lewis, 20, and Donzell Lloyd, 19, are each charged with one felony count of robbery and two felony counts of aggravated robbery indicating that they were armed with a firearm, according to a statement from Chicago Police.READ MORE: Career Coach: Avoiding Scams While Job Searching
The robberies occurred about 2:40 a.m. in the 900 block of West Grace and about 2:45 a.m. in the 1200 block of West Waveland, police said. In each incident, Lewis and Lloyd spotted a lone female victim walking and used their vehicle to block her path when she came to an alley.
They then exited the vehicle, told the victim they had a weapon and demanded her belongings, police said. A nearby friend of one of the victims was able to give the vehicle’s license plate number to investigators.READ MORE: Bourbonnais Elementary Teachers Going On Strike Thursday Morning
Officers later pulled the vehicle over in the 1600 block of North Lake Shore Drive and took the men into custody, according to police. All proceeds from the robberies were recovered.
Lewis, of the 11200 block of South Peoria; and Lloyd, of the 8800 block of South Dante, were both expected to appear in bond court Saturday, police said. Charges were pending against a third suspect in connection with the robberies.MORE NEWS: Residents Furious After Dumpsters Are Hauled Off At Low-Income Housing Complex, Not Returned For Days
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