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A 47-year-old woman looking at plants outside the Shop & Save grocery store at 5829 South Archer struggled with a strong arm robber but managed to hang onto the gold chain he tried to snatch away.
The crime occurred at 12:27 p.m. Monday, June 24. The attacker walked up from behind and
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A passing motorist followed the would-be robber but lost him near 52nd and Long. The victim refused medical treatment. The chain was broken, but in her possession.
The criminal is described as a white Hispanic man age 20-25, 5'2 to 5'5 and 125-135 pounds, brown eyes, medium-length brown hair, olive complexion, goatee that hangs just below his chin, and wearing a tan baseball cap, a white polo shirt with blue/green stripes at the shoulder and khaki cargo shorts.
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A robber hit the U-Haul store at 4705 West 47th Street, making off with $300 cash.
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The crime occurred at 1:44 p.m. Saturday, June 22. The robber saw the manager near the front door and ordered him to "step the other way." He put his hand near his waistband, implying he had a weapon and said "You got two minutes to empty the drawers."
The manager complied, and the criminal ran out the door--east on 47th Street, then south on Kilpatrick, then west through a gangway.
He is described as a black man age 30-40, 5'10 and 160-180 pounds, brown eyes, light complexion, black hair in a shaved style, wearing a black baseball cap, a light blue jacket, black faded jeans, and brown square-toe dress shoes.
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A 34-year-old Burbank man was robbed of his keys and wallet as he stood in front of Austin Cash 4 Gold, 6011 South Pulaski.
The crime occurred at 6:40 p.m. Friday, June 21. The victim, who works at the store, was
confronted by two thugs as he was putting away advertising flags outside the shop. One had a pistol and ordered him to "get in the building."
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The other crook urged the gunman to "just shoot him," the victim told police. At that point, they punched the victim in the head and took his belongings before fleeing in a dark blue two-door car that sped away east on 60th Place.
The criminals are described as white Hispanic men age 18-24, 5'7 to 5'9 and 140-160 pounds with brown eyes.
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A 41-year-old West Lawn man was robbed by two criminals who walked up from behind and hit him in the head and face before taking his cell phone, metal chain, and wallet which contained $30 cash and his matricula card.
The crime occurred at 10:30 p.m. on the corner of 70th and Hamlin. After the attackers fled, the victim walked back to his home a block and a half away to call police. He refused medical attention and described the robbers as white Hispanic men age 20-25, 5'8 to 5'10 and 160-170 pounds, short black hair, both wearing black shorts. One wore a black t-shirt; the other, blue.
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Burglars broke through the service door of a garage near 69th and Hamlin, entered a 1999 Mercury SUV inside and stole a wallet with credit cards, as well as ripped out and stole a mounted TV and a dashboard radio. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 31-year-old man, at 8:25 a.m. Tuesday, June 25.
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Burglars forced open the service door of a garage near 57th Place and Hamlin and stole a lawn mower and a grass edger. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 30-year-old man, at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, June 23.
* * *Burglars broke the side window of a garage near 64th Place and Leclaire and stole a keg of beer belonging to a friend of the owner of the garage. The crime was discovered at 3:00 a.m.
Sunday, June 23 by the garage owner, a 45-year-old man, who told police through an interpreter that he saw the service door open.
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Burglars entered a garage near 55th and Kildare and stole a garage door remote control, a bicycle, a tile cutter and a tool box with hand tools. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 48-year-old man, at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 25.
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Burglars pried open the service door of a garage near 53rd and Kolmar and stole a circular saw, a concrete saw, a miter saw and assorted other tools. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 71-year-old man, at 5:48 a.m. Wednesday, June 26.
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Burglars entered a garage near 56th and Kolmar a lawnmower, a grill, a caulking gun, and a toolbox with assorted tools. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 36-year-old man, at 6:45 a.m. Monday, June 24. The garage was locked with no sign of forced entry. The victim told police he had just moved in and was not sure if anyone else has keys to the garage.
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Burglars forced open the back door of a bank-owned vacant house near 62nd and Mayfield and stole a water heater and copper pipes. The crime was discovered at noon Wednesday, June 12 but not reported until a week later.
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Burglars opened an unlocked side window of a home near 78th and Kilpatrick and stole a laptop computer, an Xbox, a camera, and assorted jewelry. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 31-year-old man, when he came home from work at noon Wednesday, June 19.
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Burglars entered a garage near 63rd Place and Nashville and stole a lawnmower. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 47-year-old man, at 1:15 a.m. Thursday, June 20 when he heard loud noises behind his garage and went outside to investigate and saw the door ajar. Police said there was no damage to the door, although the CPD incident report did not say which door.
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