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CPD: Street vendors targeted in armed robberies near Chinatown, Gage Park and Brighton Park

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - The Chicago Police Department's Bureau of Detectives sent out a business alert Monday to residents in the 8th and 9th Districts about a string of armed robberies that targeted street vendors.
Police said in each instance, a group of 3-6 unknown Black men approached vendors and demanded personal property. The suspects are described as being 15-25 years old, around 5'10" to 6'1" in height, 140-160 pounds and wearing all black clothes and facemasks.
Incident Locations:
· 5100 Block of South Kedzie Avenue on Dec. 4, 2022, at 6:00 a.m.
· 3200 Block of West 47th Street on Dec. 4, 2022...
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