Police issue alert after trio of robberies in South Loop cases in recent days – NBC Chicago

Chicago police are warning business owners in the South Loop of a series of robberies that have taken place in recent days.

Authorities say at least three robberies have taken place at businesses in the area since Friday. Two of the thefts took place on Saturday.

During each of the robberies, a suspect enters the business, armed with a handgun, and demands money from the cash register. After each of the robberies, the suspect then fled on foot.

Police say two of the robberies took place in the 500 block of West Roosevelt Road, with one taking place around 3:50 a.m. Friday and the other Saturday around 3:08 a.m.

The third was reported at a business on the 300 block of South State Street on Saturday around 10:25 a.m.

Business owners and employees are urged to remain vigilant and call the police for any information on any of the cases. Area three detectives can be reached at 312-744-8263.

NBC Chicago

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