CHICAGO (WLS) -- Five liquor stores on the Northwest Side were targeted by armed robbers Thursday night, Chicago police said.
In each robbery, police said three men with guns entered the businesses and took money from the cash register.
In at least two cases, the robbers hit the victims before leaving the stores. No one was seriously hurt and all victims refused medical treatment.
The robberies occurred in the:
-3700-block of North Elston Avenue at about 8:30 p.m.,
-3600-block of West Irving Park Road at about 9:04 p.m.,
-3300-block of West Montrose Avenue at about 9:30 p.m..
-2900-block of North Central Avenue at about 10 p.m..
-6700-block of West Belmont Avenue at about 10:25 p.m.
Area Five detectives are investigating and no one is in custody.