Police Warn of Armed Robberies in Chicago Lawn

By Kyla Gardner on February 19, 2013 7:03pm | Updated on February 19, 2013 7:42pm

 Police issued a community alert warning Chicago Lawn residents of a recent spike in armed robberies.
Police issued a community alert warning Chicago Lawn residents of a recent spike in armed robberies.
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CHICAGO — Police issued a community alert warning Chicago Lawn residents of a recent spike in armed robberies.

During the robberies, two men confront victims, flash a handgun and mug the victim, according to the alert.

A person was robbed about 12:20 p.m. Sunday in the 2300 block of West 61st Street. Another was robbed about 12:35 p.m. Monday in the 5900 block of South Artesian Avenue, police said.

The armed robbers are described as black males between the ages of 18 and 21, standing 5-foot-10 and weighing between 160 and 165 pounds.

Police ask anyone with information to call 312-747-8380.

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