Community Alert: Strong-arm robbers steal phones on North Side: police
Police are advising the public to be aware of their surroundings after several strong-arm robberies were recently reported in Bucktown, Wicker Park and Goose Island on the North Side.
The men would then drive off in a silver/gray vehicle with the Georgia license plate CJW3995, police said.
The robberies happened in May and June.
- About 11:18 p.m. May 21 in the 1700 block of West North Avenue;
- About 1:15 p.m. May 25 in the 1600 block of West North Avenue;
- About 10:52 a.m. June 9 in the 1400 block of North Paulina Street;
- About 11:28 a.m. June 9 in the 1100 block of West Chicago Avenue; and
- About 10:40 a.m. June 9 in the 1700 block of West North Avenue.
One suspect is described as being 18 to 30 years old, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot 11 and 150 to 220 pounds, police said. The other is described as being 20 to 25 years old, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8 and 220 to 270 pounds.
Anyone with information about these robberies is asked to call Area North detectives at 312-744-8263.