Armed robbery on South Home Ave.

Man displayed handgun, demanded property

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An Oak Park woman was robbed by a man with a gun in the 100 block of South Home Avenue at 11:25 p.m. on May 8, according to Oak Park police.

The man, roughly in his 20s, approached the woman, displayed a handgun and demanded her property. She handed over her purse and cellphone. The estimated loss is $505.

The man was described as black, 5-foot-6, with shoulder-length dreadlocks and wearing a white T-shirt and red hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information to contact police at 708-386-3800. Anonymous tips can be provided by calling 708-434-1636 or online at


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