Group of teens in Chicago committed 13 armed robberies in five hours, police say

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A group of teenagers is responsible for 13 armed robberies across Chicago within a span of five hours, police said Monday. 

The Chicago Police Department said the teens exited a vehicle and approached victims on foot while displaying firearms. The victims were robbed and the suspects fled to an awaiting vehicle, police said. 

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A Chicago police vehicle. A group of teenagers committed 13 armed robberies across the city Monday morning, authorities said. 

A Chicago police vehicle. A group of teenagers committed 13 armed robberies across the city Monday morning, authorities said. 
(FOX32 Chicago WFLD)

The incidents occurred between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. Monday. The suspects were described as four Black males in their late teens. 

They were armed with semiautomatic weapons that were black and silver and black, authorities said. They were wearing dark clothing and their faces were covered with “surgical-type masks,” police said.

The robberies came following a violent weekend in Chicago.

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There were 24 reported shooting incidents and 31 shooting victims, which included at least four juveniles. Police said at least six people were murdered in the weekend violence.

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