CHICAGO (CBS) — A man wielding a knife robbed a Lake View neighborhood store Saturday morning on the North Side.
The man, thought to be in his mid-30s, entered the store armed with a knife at 11:21 a.m. in the 3300 block of North Ashland, according to Chicago Police. He announced a robbery and demanded cash from a female employee “while holding the knife to her person.”READ MORE: On 3rd Birthday Since She Vanished, Kierra Coles' Family Still Praying For Her Safe Return; 'She’s Alive Somewhere'
The employee complied and the man ran away with an undisclosed amount of money from the register and a safe, police said. The suspect was wearing a tan knit ski cap and a black jacket and was carrying a large black backpack.READ MORE: Man Shot On CTA Bus In Irving Park
No one was injured in the robbery, police said.
A man described as wearing similar clothing robbed a business at knifepoint in the Old Town neighborhood about half an hour earlier. Police could not immediately say whether the two robberies were related.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: A Little Rain, Then Sun For The Weekend
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