CHICAGO (CBS) — In a series of bold armed robberies in the Wicker Park and West Town areas, the criminals are asking not only for phones and credit cards, but also PINs.
In each incident, the robbers have gotten out of a gray or black sport-utility vehicle, taken out a black handgun with a green laser, and announced a robbery.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And Motion
The incidents happened at the following times and locations:READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Disturbance Brings Chance Of Rain-Snow Mix To Our North Overnight
• At 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, in the 1300 block of North Bosworth Avenue;
• At 9:53 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, in the 1900 block of West Evergreen Avenue;
• At 10:05 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, in the 2100 block of West Race Avenue;
• At 12:20 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, in the 1400 block of North Milwaukee Avenue.
In one incident, the suspects were described as man between 18 and 20 years old and about six feet tall.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
Anyone with information is asked to call Area Three detectives at (312) 744-8263, or Area Five detectives at (312) 746-7394.