Robberies reported at SW Side construction sites

December 8, 2010 6:10:33 AM PST
Chicago police are warning people about a string of armed robberies on the Southwest Side.

Attackers are targeting residential construction sites where workers are mostly Hispanic and Polish.

Police warn construction crews that there have been more than 10 robberies in the Gage Park neighborhood over the last few months.

In one case, a victim was shot. Workers and property owners in the area are advised to keep doors locked when they're working inside buildings.


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