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Another Armed Robbery Reported on Humphrey: Police

Police report a second armed robbery on Humphrey Avenue this week in Oak Park

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Two days after an armed man robbed a pizza delivery person on North Humphrey Avenue in Oak Park, another man reported he was robbed by a man with a gun just blocks away Wednesday night, police said Thursday. 

Police said the offender, about 20, approached the victim from behind in the 800 block of North Humphrey Avenue about 7:20 p.m. and asked to borrow his cell phone. The offender then brandished a handgun and told the victim to empty his pockets. The man stole the victim's wallet, $20 and an iPhone. He was last seen getting into a large brown or gray car with tinted windows that traveled north on Austin Boulevard from Thomas Avenue. The total estimated loss is $470, police said. 

The robbery reported Monday occurred in the 500 block of North Humphrey Avenue about 10 p.m. Police said a teen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt confronted a pizza delivery person, pulled a gun and demanded the man give him "everything he had." The offender took the victim's cell phone and $90 and ran, police said. The total estimated loss is $290, police said. 

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amymnixon January 17, 2014 at 10:17 AM
If u can please give description of person who robbed someone at gunpoint so residents living near can look out for them, appreciated !!!!!
Charlotte Eriksen January 17, 2014 at 12:44 PM
This is what the report says: 6'1", 200 lbs, wearing a hood/hat, dark jacket and dark pants, and he was seen entering a large gray or brown car with tinted windows

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