5 Chicago robberies carried out near or at street vendor locations in Brighton Park, Archer Heights, North Austin: police
CHICAGO (WLS) -- An armed group robbed at least four people within 20 minutes on the Southwest Side on Saturday evening, Chicago police said.
Police said those robberies happened in Brighton Park and Archer Heights between 11:10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. The group also carried out another armed robbery in North Austin earlier Saturday morning.
In each robbery, four male suspects, whose ages were not immediately known, approached a victim who was near or at a street vendor location, police said. They took out rifles and black handguns before demanding the victim's belongings.
Police said after taking the victim's property, the suspects fled each scene in a Black Infiniti Q50. The suspects wore grey jeans, black hoodies, white or multi-color gym shoes, red gloves and black face masks.
The robberies happened at the following times and locations on Saturday:
Police asked anyone with information to call them at 312-747-8380.
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