2 men arrested for string of armed robberies at South Side convenience stores


CHICAGO — Two men are in custody for robbing three convenience stories on the city’s South Side early Friday morning.

According to CPD, the men entered a convenience store at the location of 10700 South Ewing Avenue around 1:36 a.m. and announced a robbery. They took an unknown amount of USC and cigarettes before fleeing.

The same men entered another convenience store at the 2400 block of West 103rd Street around 2:11 a.m., robbing the business of USC and cigarettes, police said.

The final armed robbery took place at a 7-Eleven location at the 1000 block of South Sawyer Avenue around 2:05 a.m.

Chicago Police took the men into custody near the 1000 block of East 80th Street. There were no injuries and charges are pending.

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