North Side Robberies:  Thieves Targeting By The Minute

by The Chicago Times Staff

December 13, 2021

CHICAGO — North Side residents are being warned by Chicago police about a gang of gun-wielding robbers.  The robbers approach victims on the sidewalk and threaten them with guns.

The robbers either get into a getaway car or steal the victim’s car and flee after the robbery.

Three robberies occurred in Lake View within an hour on Wednesday, December 1:

Barry Avenue near Sheffield at 8:15 p.m.

Cornelia near Ashland at 8:53 p.m.

Cornelia Ave near Ashland at 8:55 p.m.

On Tuesday, two robberies occurred in close proximity to Wrigley Field:

Addison near Sheffield on December 7 at 9:00 p.m.

Addison near Sheffield on December 7 at 9:07 p.m.

The following robberies occurred in the Lincoln Park/Lake View East neighborhoods:

Fremont near Webster in Lincoln Park on December 3 at 9:30 p.m.

Newport near Halsted in Lake View East on December 4 at 10:40 a.m.

Lincoln near Larabee in Lincoln Park on December 6 at 8:50 p.m.

Clark near Belden in Lincoln Park on December 6 at 9:47 p.m.

Barry near Clark in Lake View East on December 10 at 11:45 p.m.

Melrose near Broadway on December 10 at 11:50 p.m.

Wrightwood near Paulina on December 11 at 12:10 p.m.