CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago police are investigating two armed robberies in the Uptown neighborhood that happened minutes apart Tuesday night.
The first happened about 11:15 p.m. near Lawrence and Winthrop avenues.
The second happened about 45 minutes later near Broadway and Wilson Avenue.
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Chicago police said both women, 26 and 27, were approached by an SUV.
A man got out of the vehicle and robbed them at gunpoint, taking their purses.
Neither woman was hurt.
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Area Three detectives are investigating.
Lincoln Park residents met with police Tuesday night, after a series of recent North Side robberies and a shooting that left a 23-year-old man critically wounded.
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