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Police briefs

Nov. 5, 2008

Money taken in robbery of Payday Loan Store

An undisclosed amount of money was taken in an armed robbery of Payday Loan Store, 1365 S. 108th St., on Oct. 31.

According to a police report, a man wearing a black mask and armed with a gun entered the store about 9 p.m.

He took cash and fled the store. He was described as black and wearing a blue puffy jacket and blue gloves.

Police are still investigating.

Purse snatched from woman near Greenfield Avenue

A 42-year-old woman reported she was robbed of her purse while walking near 80th Street and Greenfield Avenue about 8:10 p.m. Oct. 30.

Police described the suspect as a black man in his early 20s, about 6 feet tall, thin build and wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and baggy blue jeans.

He was last seen running eastbound on Greenfield Avenue, according to a police report.

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