Police warn of robbers posing as ride-share-drivers on North Side

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police have issued an alert about a pair of robbers posing as ride-share drivers on the North Side.

Police said in each of the incidents, the victims entered the vehicles believing them to be ride-share vehicles and were then robbed by force or at gunpoint by two women.

Each of the robberies occurred in the early morning hours. The robberies occurred in the:

  • 700-block of North Larrabee Street on June 24;

  • First block of West Hubbard Street on June 30;

  • 600-block of North Franklin Street on July 22;

  • First block of West Hubbard Street on August 5;

  • 400-block of North Dearborn Street on August 10;

  • 2100-block of North Dayton Street on August 12.

The suspected robbers are described by police as women, 5'05"-5'09", 120-150 pounds and 20-30 year old.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Area Central Bureau of Detectives at (312) 747-8380.
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