CHICAGO (WLS) -- Police are warning of a string of strong-arm robberies in Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood.
A community alert released by police said in each incident, a man approached the victim, mumbled something, rips a necklace or chain from the victim's neck and runs off.
Victims were robbed in the 3100-block of West Leland Avenue around 11:15 a.m. on June 13, in the 4700-block of North Drake Avenue around 11:55 a.m. on June 19 and in the 4900-block of North Harding Avenue around noon on June 19, police said.
Police described the suspect as a Caucasian man in his twenties or early thirties with short, brown hair. He is between 5 ft. 8 in. and 6 ft. tall and weighs around 200 pounds. He was wearing a white shirt and white shorts when the robberies occurred.
Anyone with information regarding the strong-arm robberies should contact Area North detectives at 312-744-8263.
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