CHICAGO (CBS) – Area Three detectives are warning businesses to be on alert after two robberies in the Loop.
Both robberies happened within minutes of each other:
- 200 block of W. Jackson on October 9, 2021 at 2:44 am.
- 300 block of W. Adams on October 9, 2021 at 2:58 am.
Authorities said in both incidents, three men walked into convenience stores and displayed handguns. They took cash from the register, along with other merchandise from the stores, before they fled the scene.READ MORE: Charges Filed For Woman Who Stole, Crashed Ambulance On Near North Side
Authorities had only a vague description of the robbers. Businesses are advised to pay attention to suspicious individuals and activity in their area, and make sure existing surveillance cameras are functional.MORE NEWS: Deliberations For Former DePaul Student Accused Of Assisting ISIS Resume Monday
Anyone with information can contact the Area Three detectives at (312) 774-8263.