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Armed Robbery Near Clark/Wrightwood This Evening

The bad news is that a man was robbed at gunpoint in Lincoln Park tonight. The good news is that the robbers got his keys, but didn’t take his Lexus. Police said the victim was in an alley near Clark and Wrightwood when the gunman demanded valuables around 6:30 p.m. After getting the victim’s wallet,

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Andersonville

WTF? Cops Issue Robbery Alert For Sleepy Andersonville

The usually sleepy Andersonville neighborhood is at the center of a police robbery alert after three victims were robbed at gunpoint last Thursday. In each case, victims have been approached on the street by two offenders who are armed with a handgun, police said. The first victim was robbed outside of Pauline’s Restaurant, police said.

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CTA “Powder” Not Hazardous, But Investigation Continues

A powdery substance found onboard a CTA train car at the Addison Red Line station this morning was not harmful, authorities have determined, but the police investigation of the incident continues tonight. Red line @Cta train evacuated at Addison and #Addison station shut down after woman reportedly saw a man w/ white substance @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/ihItfZm5uB

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Man Charged With Robbing Couple Near Wrigley Field

Detectives have tracked down the man responsible for robbing a couple near Wrigley Field on September 10, prosecutors say. Sarfo 22-year-old Uptown resident Jeff Sarfo was arrested at his home in the 800 block of West Belle Plaine at 7:45 p.m. Sunday. Records show Sarfo previously received a 3-year prison sentence for robbing a victim