LOGAN SQUARE — Police are warning residents and business owners to be on alert after a rash of armed robberies targeting businesses in the Logan Square area.
At least four armed robberies have been reported in the neighborhood since July 4, police said in a community alert.
In all of the robberies, a man went into a business and demanded money and other items from the register, while threatening to take out a gun, police said. Then the man ran off, possibly to a car parked nearby.
Police said the man was seen getting into a gray car. No further information was available.
The incidents occurred:
- 11:35 a.m. July 4 in the 2400 block of North Milwaukee Avenue
- 4:32 p.m. July 4 in the 3300 block of West Fullerton Avenue
- 8:58 p.m. July 5 in the 3300 block of West Armitage Avenue
- 11 a.m. July 5 in the 2400 block of West North Avenue
Anyone with information about these crimes is encouraged to call detectives at 312-746-7394.
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