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5 city employees robbed at gunpoint while working in Austin

Jan 15, 2020 - Chicago Sun-Times

The transportation department workers were in the midst of setting up a construction zone. Five employees with city's transportation department were robbed at gunpoint Wednesday morning while they were setting up a construction zone in Austin on the West Side.

Two gunmen approached the workers in an alley about 8:15 a.m. in the 600 block of North Lavergne Avenue and demanded their personal property, according to Chicago police.

The suspects ran east on Huron after the robbery, pol...