Community alert issued after string of armed robberies on North Side

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CHICAGO -- Police have issued a community alert after nearly a dozen robberies on the North Side.

The attacks happened in the Lakeview, Lincoln Park and Wicker Park neighborhoods between November 15th and the 27th.

Victims were robbed at gunpoint by two to three men.

In one case, a victim was shot in the hand.

After the robberies the suspects were seen running to a waiting car.