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Armed robber may be targeting Belleville neighborhood, police say

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

Police are searching for an armed robber who they believe is targeting people in a Belleville neighborhood.

Officers have received two reports of attempted robberies near S. 31st Street. In both reports, a light skinned black man, wearing a dark colored hoodie, and driving a dark green or black Suzuki Grand Vitara allegedly attempted to rob someone. Police say there several other people were inside the car during the attempted robberies. In both cases, the victim ran and the suspect came away with nothing.

One resident told News 4 the police have not been responsive to calls from the neighborhood.

News 4 attempted to reach out to Belleville police, but were told nobody was available to comment.

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