Police warn of armed robberies on North, Northwest Sides

Chicago police released surveillance pictures of two men they say are involved in armed robberies targeting small retail stores.

Chicago police are warning businesses about a series of armed robberies on the city's North and Northwest Sides.

Police said there have been five hold-ups over the past five weeks in which two to three men armed with a handgun rob retail stores.

The most recent robbery was on July 19 in the 3500-block of North Pulaski. The others occurred in the 2800-block of N. Ashland on July 3, in the 1400-block of N. Milwaukee on June 28, in the 900-block of W. Armitage on June 26, and in the 1500-block of N. Damen on June 17.

Investigators released surveillance pictures of the suspects on Wednesday. Anyone with information should call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.
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