Monday, May 30, 2016
VIOLENT ROBBERIES NEAR COLUMBUS PARK IN AUSTIN
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Police are warning about a string of violent robberies in the Austin neighborhood on Chicago's West Side. Three people were robbed in or near Columbus Park this month. Police said that in each case, a group of young men punched and kicked the victim before taking their property. Incident times and locations are listed below: -200 block of South Central Avenue on May 17, 2016 at approx. 7:45 P.M. -5600 block of West Jackson Boulevard on May 19, 2016 at 7:35 P.M. -5700 block of West Jackson Boulevard on May 22, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. Anyone with information is asked to contact Area North detectives at 312-744-8263.