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A 17-year-old Chicagoan has been charged in one of three weekend robberies while police continue to look for suspects in the two other crimes.

About 9:50 p.m. Sunday pollice received several 911 calls reporting a woman screaming near the intersection of Church Street and Ridge Avenue.

When they arrived, officers found a 22-year-old woman who said her iPhone had just been stolen.

Police checked the area and found a man matching the description the woman provided at the Davis El station, and they found the victim’s phone in the suspect’s backpack.

The suspect, Jamal M. Dumas, of 4833 N. Francisco Ave. in Chicago, has been charged as an adult with robbery and is due in Skokie district court at 9 a.m. Oct. 4.

About 7:15 p.m. Sunday police were called to the 700 block of Florence Avenue where a man and woman, both 28 years old, said they’d just gotten out of their car with their 8-year-old daughter when two men, one armed with a handgun, approached and took a purse and $200 in cash from them.

The robbers fled the area on foot.

About 3:15 a.m. Saturday a 26-year-old driver for Sarpino’s Pizzeria reported he was approached by two male teens while making a delivery in the 800 block of Dobson St. .

One teen threatened him with a knife, while the other shoved him. The two took $23 worth of pizza before fleeing on foot.

None of the victims in the three robberies were injured.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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