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26 Nov


About This Crime

On November 21, 2016, at approximately 6:00 p.m., two juvenile females, ages 10 and 14 were playing outside in the 4000 block of W. Wabansia when an unknown driver of a green or blue vehicle pulled along the curb and motioned with his hands for the girls to come closer. When the girls approached the vehicle, the offender told them to get in so he could take them to the store.




26 Nov

This alert gives notice of Robberies that have occurred in the 011th District during the month of November. During these incidents, the offender took a purse from the victim at a CTA bus stop. In the last incident, the offender displayed a knife before taking the victim’s purse.


26 Nov

This alert gives notice of Armed Robberies that have occurred within the boundaries of the 016th District (Jefferson Park). During two of the robberies the offender approaches the victims on the street, strikes the victim in the head and takes the victim’s purse. In one case, the offender displayed a handgun, struck the victim in the head and took the victim’s purse.



22 Nov

Area Central Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance regarding a Strong-Arm Robbery incident which occurred on October 26, 2016 at approximately 12:00 p.m. on the CTA Redline train at Clybourn.  As the train was in motion, this female black approached the victim and tried to take her cell phone by force.  When this female offender was unsuccessful in taking the victims cell phone, she then pulled the victim by the hair causing the victim to fall from her seat in an attempt to drag the victim from the train.  The offender then fled at the Clybourn stop with two other female blacks and one female white. 


20 Nov

On November 20, 2016 at 4:01 A.M. a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle while crossing the street at 800 N. LaSalle. The 23 year old man was struck by the below described vehicle.

White in color mid-sized SUV (2016 Jeep Compass) bearing Indiana license plate BU3440. The vehicle was last seen traveling southbound on LaSalle from Chicago Ave.

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15 Nov

This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 002nd District (Wentworth) of robbery related incidents which have occurred during the month of November.  In these incidents, the offender approached the victim on the street or sidewalk, then demanded and took property from the victims, prior to fleeing the area.  In one instance, the offender threatened to shoot the victim, but did not display a gun.


15 Nov

This alert gives notice to the residents of the 16th District (Jefferson Park) of several garage burglaries that occurred during the month of November. In these incidents, unknown offender(s) gained entry by forcibly kicking or prying open the overhead or side doors. Offender(s) also entered through unlocked doors. Offender(s) removed lawn care equipment, bicycles, and computer I-Pads.



15 Oct

This alert gives notice of recent Robberies that have occurred in the 011th District on CTA trains and at CTA train stations. In three of the incidents, the victims were riding on the train and the offenders struck the victims with fists and took property from their pockets. In the other incident, the offenders grabbed the victim on the CTA platform and took property from his pockets.





4 Oct

This alert gives notice to citizens of the 006th District (Gresham) of Robbery incidents that have occurred in recent weeks. During these incidents, unknown offender(s) have displayed firearms and demanded property from the victims. The majority of victims have been working on properties at the time the Robberies took place.