Broad daylight knifepoint robberies reported in West Loop

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Police are warning people in the West Loop area to be on alert.

A man with a knife is behind two robberies that happened in broad daylight.

The most recent was near Jefferson and Harrison at 6 p.m. on June 30. Another happened at Washington and Canal at 10 a.m.

Police say the man took money and cell phones while threatening his victims with a knife.

Police have only a vague description.