Robber with a knife alert directed at Logan Square businesses from CPD's 14th District


Brandishing a knife, a robber has entered three Logan Square businesses in the last few days announcing that he is going to rob their business, according to the Chicago Police Department. 

Described as being a male African American, the offender is believed to be between 20 and 30 years old, 6 feet tall, weighing 180 pounds with medium complexion and dreadlocks. 

The incidents were:

  • 3100 block of W. Armitage Ave. on July 30, at 9:40 p.m.
  • 3200 block of W. North Ave. on July 31st at 9:50 a.m.
  • 3100 block of W. Armitage Ave. on Aug.1st at 12:45 p.m. 

What you can do

  • Be aware of this crime and alert your neighbors.
  • Pay special attention to any suspicious subjects loitering in the area.
  • Ensure that existing surveillance cameras are functional.
  • Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s) including any vehicle description and license plate information.
  • In these instances remain calm and do not resist. 

If you have any information, please contact Area Five Detectives at 312.746.7394. 

Case numbers are: JD-315687, JD-316045 and JD-317409



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