Near North Side, Lincoln Park: Armed robberies reported, Chicago police say

Chicago police are warning residents of four armed robberies reported in January and February on the Near North Side and in Lincoln Park.

In each incident, two males approach victims, flash a blue steel gun and demanded their property and money, according to a community alert from Chicago police.


The robberies happened:

  • Jan. 14 in the 600 block of North State Street;
  • Jan. 20 in the 700 block of North Wabash Avenue;
  • Jan. 28 in the 1600 block of North Halsted Street; and
  • Feb. 8 in the 500 block of North Dearborn Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.