- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 19, 2014

SKOKIE, Ill. (AP) - A 14-year prison sentence was handed a Chicago man who pleaded guilty to robbing 11 hair salons in the city and several suburbs in 2012 and 2013.

Cook County prosecutors said Wednesday that Jason Logsdon robbed the salons using a BB gun that looked like a revolver and demanding fill a backpack with money.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports (https://bit.ly/OCOngR) of 11 salons Logsdon robbed five were in Chicago, two in Skokie, two in Niles, one in Morton Grove and one in Broadview.

Prosecutors say Logsdon admitted targeting salons because the mostly female workers made the crimes less risky and using the money to support a crack cocaine habit.

DuPage County prosecutors say Logsdon faces charges there for robbing hair salons in Lombard, and Glen Ellyn; and a Bensenville tobacco shop.

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