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Robbers Hold People Up At Gunpoint 3 Times In 1 Week In Humboldt Park

The robbers stole one victim's car and tried to take another victim's car, police said.

Robbers held someone up at gunpoint in the 1500 block of North Kildare Avenue, police said.
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CHICAGO — Two men are robbing people at gunpoint in Humboldt Park, police said.

The men have committed at least three armed robberies since early September, according to a Chicago Police community alert. During those robberies, the men walked up to a victim, took out a gun and robbed the victim.

In one robbery, the thieves stole the victim’s car; during another, they told a victim to hand over his or her car keys but they weren’t able to get ahold of the keys, police said.

The robberies happened:

• 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6 in the 1500 block of North Kildare Avenue
• 7:45 p.m. Sept. 11 in the 3800 block of West Lemoyne Street
• 9:15 p.m. Sept. 12 in the 1300 block of North Avers Street

One robber was described as a black man who was 20-30 years old, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-10 and 140-170 pounds, police said. His hair was in braids or dreadlocks.

The other robber was described as a black man who was 20-30 years old, 5-foot-6 and 150 pounds, police said. He had braids or dreadlocks.

Anyone with information about the robberies was asked to call police at 312-744-8263.