CHICAGO (CBS) – Police are warning residents in the Avondale, Logan Square, and Irving Park areas of recent armed robberies involving a man with a machete.
In each incident, the offender would approach the victim with a machete and demand their belongings. The offender would then flee in a 4-door sedan driven by a second offender.
Incident times and locations:
· 3000 block of North Christiana Avenue on May 27th at 7:58 p.m.
· 3200 block of North Monticello Avenue on May 30th at 11:45 p.m.
· 4100 block of West Fletcher Street between May 30th at 11:45 p.m. and May 31st at 12:10 a.m.
· 3300 block of North Monticello Avenue on June 3rd at 9 p.m.
· 4000 block of West Eddy Street on June 3rd between 9 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.
· 3000 block of Christina Avenue on June 4th around 8:20 p.m.
· 4100 block of West Wellington Avenue on June 4th just before 9 p.m.
· 3700 block of North Troy Street on June 5th around 9 p.m.
Police said as of Monday morning, there have been eight attacks.
The offender is described as a White Hispanic male between 25-30 years of age, 5'04"- 5'06", 150lbs, and has a light complexion and curly hairstyle.
Anyone with information can contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Five at 312-746-7394.
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