Police search for suspects in North Side armed robberies

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Police are searching for two suspects in a series of armed robberies in  the city’s North Side.

Police report seven separate robberies in the late evenings and early morning hours in the city’s Lakeview and Near North Side.  Police say the two suspects approached victim on the street or alley and robbed them of wallets, money and cell phones.

The suspects are described as African American or Hispanic males, 18-35 years old.

In each incident, the offenders are seen exiting a vehicle prior to the robbery or seen leaving in a vehicle. Vehicle descriptions vary but include a red 2 door Toyota; a beige sedan; and a black Chevrolet.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at  (312) 744-8263.

The time and locations of the reports robberies are listed:

  • • 1500 block of W. Altgeld St. – Jul. 21, 2013, 1:05 a.m.
  • • 1500 block of W. George St. – Jul. 21, 2013, 1:15 a.m.
  • • 1300 block of W. Grace St. – Jul 27, 2013, 11:00 p.m.
  • • 1200 block of W. Belmont Ave. – Jul 30, 2013, 4:08 a.m.
  • • 4700 block of N. Hermitage Ave. – Jul 30, 2013, 10:30 p.m.
  • • 1400 block of W. Roscoe St. – Jul 30, 2013, 11:35 p.m.
  • • 1700 block of W. Cullom Ave. – Aug 22, 2013, 10:45 p.m.

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