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Serial hair salon robber strikes again in Skokie


An armed man who has robbed hair salons in Chicago and several suburbs struck again Thursday afternoon, this time robbing a Supercuts in north suburban Skokie, police said.

Skokie Police responded to a 911 call about 12:25 p.m. Thursday at the Supercuts at 3539 Dempster St., a statement from police said. A man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt entered the salon, pulled a black handgun, demanded money and then ran off. No one was injured.

An employee of the salon recognized the suspect as the man pictured in a police alert sent to area hair salons after salons were robbed in Chicago, Bensenville, Lombard, Skokie, Niles, Glen Ellyn and Morton Grove, according to police.

Anyone with information can call Skokie Police at (847) 982-5958 or the Crime Tip Hotline at (847) 933-8477.

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