West Loop robberies spark Community Alert

January 1, 2010 6:45:45 AM PST
Chicago police have issued a community alert to businesses in the West Loop after robbers struck a 7-11 three times in one month.The convenience store, located on west Monroe near Morgan, was robbed between December 1st and December 27th.

In the first robbery two men held up the store at gunpoint.

Police suspect the second and third robberies were committed by one of same men.

He took money and cigarettes after threatening the clerk with a knife.

The suspects in all of the robberies remain at large.