Friday, June 10, 2011

Police warn of teen girls committing strong arm robberies

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Police have issued a community alert on the Southwest Side warning residents of strong arm robberies committed by two 16-year-old girls.
The first robbery happened on May 27 about 3:20 p.m. in the 5800 block of South Troy, police said. A 15-year-old girl was approached and the teens grabbed a gold necklace from her.
In the second robbery, which happened in the 5500 block of South Mozart, a 15-year-old girl was robbed of a gold chain and a gold heart ring, police said.
Both victims were not injured in the robberies.
The suspects are described as two Hispanic girls, both 16 years old. One is between 4-foot-8 to 5-foot-2 and between 100 to 115 pounds. The other is between 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-6 and 115 to 150 pounds.
Anyone with information on the robberies or the suspects is asked to call Wentworth Area detectives, at (312) 747-8382.
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