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Robberies Reported In Kenwood, Hyde Park

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Police are warning residents about two recent robberies in the Kenwood and Hyde Park neighborhoods on the South Side.

In each incident, one or more robbers jumped out of a white car, physically attacked victims and took their personal property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

The first robbery happened about 1 a.m. June 14 in the 5100 block of South Blackstone, police said. Two days later, another robbery happened about 11:30 p.m. in the 900 block of East 50th Street.

The suspects were described as black men between 18 and 25 years old, standing between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-9 and weighing between 150 to 200 pounds.

Anyone with information about the robberies was asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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