South Side man linked to tow truck robberies

June 11, 2011 7:41:00 AM PDT
A South Side man is now charged with at least eight armed robberies of tow truck drivers on the South Side.

Twenty-two-year-old Bobby Simms is expected in bond court Saturday.

Police say they nabbed Simms Wednesday as he robbed a person at knifepoint in the near 80th and South Kingston Avenue.

Detectives say they've linked Simms to the tow truck driver robberies.