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Logan Square And Bucktown Hit With String Of Armed Robberies

The robbers are holding people up at gunpoint to steal their wallet, money and phones, police said.

One of the robberies happened in the 2700 block of West Fullerton Avenue in Logan Square.
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LOGAN SQUARE — Police are warning Logan Square and Bucktown residents to be on alert after armed robberies in the area.

All of the robberies happened last week, police said in a community alert issued over the weekend.

In each incident, men pointed a gun at the victim or at the back of their head and demanded their belongings, including their wallet, money and cellphone.

The men were seen getting into a car, possibly a gray Ford Escape, police said.

The robberies:

  • 10:38 p.m. Wednesday in the 2000 block of North Richmond Street
  • 11:40 p.m. Wednesday in the 1700 block of North Wolcott Avenue
  • 5:29 p.m. Friday in the 2700 block of West Fullerton Avenue

Anyone with information about these crimes is encouraged to call detectives at 312-746-7394.

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