Chicago police are warning North Side residents after a crew of armed robbers carjacked a driver and robbed four others within two hours Wednesday morning.
Robberies occurred between 5:25 AM and 7:15 AM at Rogers Park and West Rogers Park.
The first occurred on the West Farwell Block in 1900. CPD reported that two masked men showed him guns and took away the man’s wallet, phone and keys.
Then, at 6:10 a.m., another man was robbed at 2400 Block in West Morse with his backpack at gunpoint. The CPD reported that the perpetrators fled in a small white car.
At 6:45 a.m. on Block 6600 in North Maplewood, a 49-year-old man was standing near his car when a white Porsche SUV pulled up and two men walked out with firearms. said another Chicago police report.
The criminal demanded the man’s property, hit him on the head, and went through his pocket.
Another robbery was reported at Block 6300 in North Artesian at 7am, according to the CPD community alert. No other details about the incident were immediately available.
Finally, at 7:15 am, a 52-year-old man was carjacked at gunpoint in the 2900 block of West Fitch. As he stood next to his Cherokee jeep, a white Porsche SUV pulled up and two men stepped out with guns. A CPD spokesperson said one of his robbers stole valuables from his pocket and robbed him of his car.
According to CPD’s community alert, the robbers were two black men between the ages of 18 and 25, dressed in black and wearing ski masks. They were armed with two black handguns.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Area 3 Detectives at 312-744-8263 and refer to Crime Pattern #P23-3-005.
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