According to ABC News, Two boys, ages 6 to 8 years old, were involved in a June 28 robbery in the city’s Douglas neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
One of the boys pulled out a silver handgun and demanded money from the victim in the first block of East 29th Street at about 8 p.m.
The robbery was one of several robberies in the area, involving multiple other individuals. The incidents involving the other individuals occurred between June 3 to June 26. In these robberies, the offenders approached victims on a sidewalk, parking lot, and a residential hallway.
On Saturday, Chicago police issued an alert about the robberies in the Douglas neighborhood.
The incidents occurred in:
2900-block of South Dr. Martin Luther King Drive at 3 p.m. on June 3,
2900-block of South Michigan Avenue at 9 p.m. on June 3,
2600-block of South Michigan Avenue at 10:30 p.m. pm June 4,
2900-block of South Michigan Avenue at 2:15 p.m. on June 4,
2700-block of South Indiana Avenue at 6 p.m. on June 4,
2900-block of South Indiana Avenue at 4:45 p.m. on June 7,
2900-block of South Dr. Martin Luther King Drive at 8:30 p.m. on June 7,
2900-block of South Dr. Martin Luther King Drive at 9:30 p.m. on June 8,
0-100 block of West 30th Street at 4:10 p.m. on June 9,
2900-block of South Dr. Martin Luther King Drive at 6 p.m. June 26.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Central Detectives at (312) 747-8384.