By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) – Police are warning businesses and residents Saturday of recent armed robberies in Rogers Park.

In each incident, the offender armed with a semi-automatic firearm would approach the victims on the street, or in cases in their residence entryway and demand their property.

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Two of the robberies occurred in commercial establishments:

  • 7300 block of North Sheridan Avenue on Dec. 4, 2021, at 3:01 a.m.
  • 7000 block of North Wolcott Avenue Dec. 6, 2021, at 7:28 p.m.
  • 6300 block of North Glenwood Avenue Dec. 6, 2021, at 7:40 p.m.
  • 1400 block of North Shore Avenue Dec. 6, 2021, at 8:15 p.m.
  • 1400 block of West Devon Dec. 6, 2021, at 8:23 p.m.
  • 7300 block of North Clark Avenue Dec. 8, 2021, at 8:45 p.m.
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The offender is described as an African American man, 30-40 years of age, large build, between 5’8” – 6’1”, wearing a red jacket or dark hooded sweatshirt with a black hat and face-covering.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Three detectives at 312-744-8263.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff