Police seek suspect in North Side armed robberies: Alert - New York News

Police seek suspect in North Side armed robberies: Alert

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Police are warning residents of the North Side of multiple armed robberies that have occurred since last summer.

A suspect with a gun enters businesses and demands money from the register, according to a community alert from Area North and Area Central detectives. Sometimes, he brings items to the counter for purchase before robbing the business.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 22-40, 5-foot-5 to 6-foot-2 and 160-210 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and black knit cap.

The robberies have occurred at the following locations:

  • 3600 block of North Western on Jan. 18 at 11:30 a.m.
  • 1500 block of West Fullerton on Jan. 27 at 10:45 a.m.
  • 1700 block of North Clybourn on Aug. 05, 2012, at 11:58 p.m.
  • 2800 block of North Ashland on Jan. 31 at 1:25 a.m.
  • 1700 block of North Sheffield on Jan. 31 at 1:38 a.m.
  • 100 block of West Division on Jan. 31 at 2 a.m.
  • 2900 block of North Broadway on Feb. 3 at 2:15 a.m.

Anyone with information should call detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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