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Police Issue Community Alert After 2 Attempted Armed Robberies In Washington Park Neighborhood

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Police on Saturday issued a community alert about a pair of attempted armed robberies in the Washington Park neighborhood the evening before.

In each incident, two assailants came up to a victim, displayed a black handgun, and demanded the victim's property. However, the robbers did not end up getting anything either time.

The attempted robberies occurred at the following times and locations on Friday.

• At 8:25 p.m. in the 5500 block of South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive;
• At 8:50 p.m. in the 300 block of East 60th Street.

The suspects are between 16 and 23 years old and were each wearing white face masks, white T-shirts, and black pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area One detectives at (312) 747-8384.

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