Cab drivers robbed in West Garfield Park

Police are warning cab drivers of a rash of robberies in Chicago's West Garfield Park neighborhood.

Police are warning cab drivers of a rash of robberies in Chicago's West Garfield Park neighborhood.

A community alert said thieves threatened taxi drivers and took their cell phones, wallets and cash. One robber showed a knife.

There were three separate incidents. One driver was robbed in the 300-block of South Kilbourn Avenue around 7:55 p.m. last Saturday. Another driver was robbed in the 300-block of North Karlov Avenue around 11:10 p.m. the same night. A third driver was robbed in the 300-block of North Cicero Avenue around 7:40 p.m. two days later.

Police are looking for three different men.

Anyone with information regarding these robberies should contact Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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