3 food delivery drivers robbed on 1 city block last week, Chicago police warn

CHICAGO — Food delivery drivers were robbed three times on a single city block last week, Chicago police are warning in a new community alert. The block to watch out for? It’s the 1800 block of West Maypole in West Town, just beyond the West Loop.

CPD said two men “engage” food couriers on the block, display guns, take the delivery, and escape on foot.

Holdups were reported on Monday, January 22, at 2:20 p.m. and 8:55 p.m. and Wednesday, January 24, at 3:20 p.m., police said.

They described the suspects as two Black males wearing face masks and black clothing.

Tips can be shared with Area Three detectives at 312-744-8263. Refer to alert #P24-3-007.

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