Police issue robbery alert to SW Side businesses

February 16, 2010 3:24:23 PM PST
Chicago police are warning business owners on the city's Southwest Side about a series of robberies. In the last three weeks, there have been at least five armed robberies targeting businesses in the Little Village neighborhood.

The robberies all happened in the afternoon or evening. In most of the robberies, an armed man wore a bandanna or a mask to hide his face.

Business owners should be alert and call police to report any suspicious activity.