Business robberies reported in Near North Side

Police are searching for a group of men in connection to a string of business robberies in the Near North Side.

In each robbery, surveillance cameras recorded two to four men enter a store and grab purses on display tables before fleeing in a waiting vehicle, Chicago police said.

The robberies happened:

  • June 8 in the first block of East Delaware Place;
  • June 13 in the 700 block of North Michigan Avenue; and
  • July 3 in the first block of East Grand Avenue.

The men are between 20 to 25 years old and were wearing various colored hooded sweatshirts, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Three detectives at 312-744-8263.

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