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Robber With Face Tattoos Holding Up People At Gunpoint On North Side, Police Say

The most recent robbery happened Friday in the 4000 block of West Lawrence Avenue.

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CHICAGO — Robbers held people up at gunpoint in three robberies last week on the North Side.

During the robberies, one or two men got out of a car and walked up to a victim while in a parking lot, according to a Chicago Police community alert. The robbers took out a gun and held up the victim, then took off in a car driven by another person.

The robberies occurred:

  • 6:40 p.m. Thursday in the 2400 block of West Montrose Avenue
  • 5:10 p.m. Friday in the 4000 block of North Pulaski Road
  • 5:43 p.m. Friday in the 4000 block of West Lawrence Avenue

In one incident, one robber was described as a white or Hispanic man who was 30-35 years old, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10 with short brown hair and at least one facial tattoo, police said.

During another robbery, the robber was described as a white man who was 20-30 years old, 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-7 with light-colored hair and at least one facial tattoo, police said.

No description was available in the third robbery.

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