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Month: August 2015
31 Aug

This alert gives notice to citizens of the 004th District (South Chicago) of two reported armed robberies involving similarly described offenders which occurred along 83rd Street. In each instance, the victim was approached by multiple armed offenders and robbed.

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28 Aug

This alert gives notice to the residents of the 16th District (Jefferson Park) of burglaries that have occurred in the month of August. In these incidents, unknown offender(s) have entered apartments and residences, through windows or doors, and have taken electronics, cash, and other miscellaneous items.

 

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27 Aug

About these crimes:

On August 26, 2015, there were numerous reports of catalytic converters thefts from vehicles located in the Beverly & Morgan Park neighborhoods (9900-11700 S. Campbell – Washtenaw). Most of the targeted vehicles appear to be small to mid-size SUVs. The thefts occurred between 12:00am and 5:30am. Pictured above is a catalytic converter. After cutting them off of cars, the converters are usually taken to junk yards and could be worth up to several hundred dollars.

About the offenders:

Victims & witnesses reported observing two male African American subjects dressed in hooded sweatshirts committing these thefts. The offenders were driving in a black Mercedes sedan with Illinois Dealer plates.

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