Car Wanted in connection to 15 Robberies found in Rogers Park


By Lindsay Nolden

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Chicago police recovered a car on Monday afternoon in Rogers Park that was allegedly used in the robberies of 15 people across the North and Northwest sides of Chicago, according to the Chicago Tribune.

The robberies started on Sunday night and lasted through Monday morning.

Rogers Park police officers discovered the car on the 7600 block of North Rogers Avenue.

Anthony Guglielmi, a spokesman for the Chicago Police Department, says two juvenile suspects were already in custody in relation to the string of thefts.

A community alert was issued Monday by authorities as police began to connect the dots between the robberies in Albany Park, Magnolia Glen, Rogers Park and Old Irving Park.

The first of the robberies was reported on Sunday, March 18th around 7:15pm. This occurred in the 5900 block of North Magnolia Street in the Magnolia Glen neighborhood.

The offenders stole wallets and cellphones. No one was injured in these incidents.

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Chicago police say the offenders were last seen driving a 2005 dark-colored Nissan Sentra with a spoiler on the back, license plate Q817490.

This car was stolen this past Friday in the 6100 block of North Broadway in the Edgewater Glen neighborhood, Chicago police said.

The crime is still under investigation.

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