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People In Canada Goose Jackets Getting Robbed Of Their Coats At Gunpoint, Police Say

At least six people have been robbed of their jackets since Tuesday, police said.

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CHICAGO — Robbers are holding up people at gunpoint around the city and nabbing the victims’ Canada Goose jackets, police said.

During a string of six holdups, robbers were driving in a dark-colored Audi when they stopped, got out of the car and went up someone and robbed them at gunpoint, according to a Chicago Police community alert.

The robbers took Canada Goose jackets from the victims during each incident, police said.

Canada Goose jackets can be worth more than $1,600.

The robberies occurred:

  • 10:39 p.m. Tuesday in the 5300 block of South Cornell Avenue
  • 11:03 p.m. Tuesday in the first block of West Chestnut Street
  • 12:35 a.m. Wednesday in the 5100 block of South Harper Avenue
  • 7:45 a.m. Thursday in the 900 block of North Wells Street
  • 7:53 a.m. Thursday in the 900 block of North Larrabee Avenue
  • 8:03 p.m. Thursday at Wolcott and Division streets

The robbers were described as two to three men who were 18-26 years old and wore dark-colored hooded jackets, dark-colored jeans and ski masks, police said.

Anyone with information about the robberies was asked to call police at 312-747-8380.