CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police are alerting residents of the Chatham neighborhood after a pair of armed robberies in the middle of the afternoon.
In the first robbery, a man with a black handgun robbed lawn maintenance workers in the 8900 block of South Cottage Grove. The suspect fled southbound on foot. That robbery happened on June 22 at 2:20 p.m.READ MORE: 1-Year-Old Boy, 19-Year-Old Man Shot In Gary, Indiana
Five days later at the same time of day, the suspect again approached lawn workers and demanded their belongings. This time, the suspect fled in a red Chevy Malibu. The robbery happened near the location of the first one, in the 700 block of East 88th Street.READ MORE: Law To Allow Permanent No-Contact Orders In Sex Convictions
The suspect is described as a black male, 18-25 years old, 5’8″-5’10”, 180-185 pounds.MORE NEWS: Arab Americans in Illinois Will Finally Be Counted When They Get Their Vaccine
Police did not say what was stolen.