Chicago Taxi Drivers
Two taxi drivers were robbed at gunpoint June 23, 2020, and July 1, 2020, in Lawndale on the West Side. Sun-Times file photo

The robberies happened in the evening June 23 and July 1 in the 1800 blocks of South Lawndale and Ridgeway avenues, police said.

Chicago, IL – Chicago police are warning cab drivers about a pair of robberies reported recently in Lawndale on the West Side.

In both incidents, someone ordered a taxi then pulled out a gun when the car arrived, Chicago police said. They took the driver’s property before fleeing.

The robberies happened between 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. June 23 in the 1800 block of South Lawndale Avenue and about 6:20 p.m. July 1 in the 1800 block of South Ridgeway Avenue, police said.

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Police did not provide a description of any suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call Area Four detectives at 312-746-8253.

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– Source: Sun-Times Wire

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