Police alert warns of recent robberies in North Center

Chicago police have issued a community alert to inform residents of the North Center neighborhood about two robberies that targeted women just minutes apart last Tuesday. You may remember reading about the incidents on CWBChicago.

Two men approached women as the victims walked alone a little after 1 p.m. The offenders demanded property and threatened the women, then fled to a nearby vehicle with the victims’ valuables.

According to the alert, one woman was robbed on the 1900 block of West Patterson at 1:09 p.m., and the other was targeted ten minutes later on the 3700 block of North Wolcott.

Police said both robbers are Black men between 25- and 30-years-old who stand 6’1” to 6’5” tall. They were seen getting into a dark-colored vehicle.

Anyone with information about the crimes can contact Area Three detectives at 312-744-8263 regarding pattern P20-3-189.

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