Area North detectives on Tuesday released video footage of the man robbing a store in the 5000 block of North Western Avenue about 1:20 a.m. on Sept. 7.
The man has has been robbing the stores and gas stations beween about 1 a.m. and 4:15 a.m., police said. In each robbery, the man has confronted a clerk near the cash register, pushed him out of the way or restrained him, and stolen cash from the cash register, detectives said in an alert.
In some of the robberies, the man has implied he had a gun.
In the video, the man can be seen pulling cash out of the cash register at a liquor store, and walking around the aisles.
The man in the video is wearing a white T-shirt, as well as dark pants and shoes. The robber is described as a black man, between the ages of 20 and 25, with short black hair and a dark complexion. He stands between 5-foot-10 and 6-foot-2 and weighs between 200 and 220 pounds.
The robberies have taken place:
- July 26, about 1 a.m. in the 4000 block of North Clark Street;
- July 29, about 2:30 a.m. in the 4000 block of North Clark Street;
- Aug. 5 about 4:15 a.m. in the 3900 block of North Western Avenue;
- Aug. 21 about 1:30 a.m. in the 3800 block of North Western Avenue;
- Sept. 1 about 1:30 a.m. in the 4000 block of North Western Avenue;
- and Sept. 7 about 1:20 a.m. in the 5000 block of North Western Avenue.