COLORED THUGS ARMED WITH GUNS (GUNS THAT PRIVATE CITIZENS ARE PROHIBITED FROM CARRYING) ARE PURPOSELY SELECTING WHITE VICTIMS TO BEAT AND ROB IN THE CHICAGO LOOP AND DOWNTOWN AREA!Police today issued a community alert warning of "an increase in robbery-related incidents" in June in the Loop area.
The alert lists four attacks in the Central District, saying the victims were approached from behind while walking on the sidewalk and their property taken by force.
Various descriptions have been given for the attackers, but all have been males in their late teens or early 20s, police said.
According to the alert, the attacks happed at:
-- 42 E. Adams on June 20 at 1:50 a.m.
-- 71 W. Van Buren on June 21 at 1:15 a.m.
-- 180 N. Wabash on June 26 at 11:40 p.m.
-- 160 N. Wells on June 30 at 12:43 a.m.
Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8382.
In a more recent downtown attack, Chicago police arrested 11 young people about 11:20 p.m. Wednesday after one of them beat a man on the 700 block of North Dearborn Street as the others "egged" him on, authorities said.
Police did not speculate if any of the attacks were directly related.
Also today, police sent out another alert warning of two robberies within about a block of each other and a few hours apart on the South Side.
One or two Negroes in their 20s, armed with a handgun, approached the victims and took belongings on June 27 in the 7000-7100 blocks of South State Street, at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Anyone with information on those attacks is asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.