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Masked Robber Holds Up 2 Northwest Side Subways With Knife

The man used a large knife to rob employees at two Northwest Side Subway restaurants.

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CHICAGO — A masked man has robbed two Northwest Side Subway restaurants, police said.

The man walked into the Subways wearing a mask, took out a large knife and robbed the employees, according to a Chicago Police business alert. Once the man got money, he ran off.

The robberies occurred:

  • 9:35 p.m. Thursday in the 5200 block of North Nagle Avenue
  • 7:50 p.m. Sunday in the 4300 block of West Irving Park Road

The robber was 16-25 years old, white, 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-11 and 155-185 pounds, police said. He wore a black ski mask, black gloves, blue jeans and white shoes.

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