Lawndale robberies: Cab drivers robbed at gunpoint

Chicago police are warning cab drivers a few pair of robberies reported lately in Lawndale on the West Aspect.

In each incidents, somebody ordered a taxi then pulled out a gun when the automobile arrived, Chicago police stated. They took the motive force’s property earlier than fleeing.


The robberies occurred between 7:30 p.m. and eight p.m. June 23 within the 1800 block of South Lawndale Avenue and about 6:20 p.m. July 1 within the 1800 block of South Ridgeway Avenue, police stated.

Police didn’t present an outline of any suspects.

Anybody with data is requested to name Space 4 detectives at 312-746-8253.


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