CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police were warning people on the North Side about a recent string of violent robberies in Ravenswood and Uptown.
Police said a group of at least three robbers approached the victims on the street, punched and kicked them without provocation, knocked them to the ground, and then stole their property.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Shower Chance By Daybreak
Two of the robberies happened on March 7; one at about 1:10 a.m. in the 2500 block of West Lawrence Avenue, and the other at about 8:30 p.m. in the 4500 block of North Magnolia Avenue. Another robbery happened at 5:30 a.m. March 11, in the 4500 block of North Broadway.READ MORE: Postal Worker Tells CBS 2 Staffing Issues Due To Federal Leave, Prioritization Of Package Delivery Are In Part To Blame For Persistent Mail Problems
Police did not have a detailed description of the suspects.MORE NEWS: Shock And Outrage In Humboldt Park At Death Of Young Parents Yasmin Perez, Gyovanny Arzuaga In Shooting Called 'Execution-Style'
Area North Detectives were investigating. No one was in custody Monday morning.