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Anti-crime group Guardian Angels handed out fliers on Tuesday to Magnificent Mile shoppers warning them to stay safe on what they've dubbed "Muggers Mile," the Tribune reports. The move was in response to a mugging that occurred in the area on Friday night. Local police had this to say about the situation, "Michigan Avenue and the general downtown area are enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people every day. Chicago's downtown area continues to be safe, and while there have been a few isolated incidents, police have responded quickly, making arrests before they become a larger problem." [Chicago Trib]