Evanston police investigate string of robberies

January 17, 2014 4:50:12 PM PST
The Evanston Police Department is warning people about a recent string of robberies.

Four robberies have taken place on Custer, Callan and Hinman Avenues since Tuesday.

The robbers have struck at night between 6 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. In some cases, they were armed with a gun. People have been robbed after they park a vehicle and are walking to their homes.

In most incidents, money and cell phones have been taken.