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.
Area Central Detectives are seeking to identify the subject depicted in the attached sketches. The victim was discovered on September 23, 2016 in the McKinley Park Lagoon located on the 2100 block of W. Pershing Road. The victim is described as black, unknown gender and possibly between 15- and 25-years-old.
This update, based on these recently acquired video stills, reminds retail, restaurant, and office building management operating in the 001st District (Central), of an unknown offender who is forcibly entering office buildings through main floor retail stores or restaurants. The offender is forcing open revolving doors or windows with the intent to take laptop computers, cameras, cell phones and other electronics. The offender has breached street level doors during the daytime, then returned hours later to complete the burglary.
Area Central Detectives are seeking to identify the pictured individual regarding a Homicide which occurred on September 18, 2016 at approximately 3:56 a.m. on the 100 block of W. Division St. In this incident, a 20-year-old male was shot and fatally wounded. A 30-year-old male was also shot but survived his injuries. Anyone with information should contact Area Central Detectives at 312-747-8380.
Incident #1: On September 6, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. a student at Loyola University was walking in the 6500 block of N. Kenmore when she felt somebody touch her buttocks from behind. When the victim turned she observed the offender ride in a northwesterly direction on a bicycle.
Incident #2: On September 7, 2016 at 9:05 a.m. a faculty member from Loyola University was walking alone to work at approximately 1600 W. Greenleaf when an unknown male approached her from behind on a bicycle and grabbed her buttocks. The offender then fled in an unknown direction.
Incident #3: On September 7, 2016 at 12:30 a.m. a student at Loyola University was walking home from the school library at approximately 6300 block of N. Winthrop when she was approached from behind by the offender who was riding a bicycle. As the offender approached her, he touched her buttocks. The offender then rode by her a second time and touched her breast. The offender then fled northbound on Winthrop on the bicycle.
Incident #4: On September 18, 2016 at 10:30 p.m. a student at Loyola University was walking on the 6300 block of N. Winthrop when she passed two male subjects leaning on the fence in front of one of the school’s buildings. One of the two males walked up to her and touched her buttocks. The males then walked away from the area.
This alert gives notice to residents of the 012th District (Near West) and 010th District (Ogden) to fires which have been set in the alleyways, specifically on beat 1234 and beat 1034. In these incidents, unknown offender(s) have ignited available materials contained within the garbage cans and/or bulk items left in the alley. In some cases, the fire has communicated to the garages and or residences.
On September 14, 2016 at 8:40 a.m., on the 9600 block of S. University, an offender slowed his vehicle alongside the female adolescent victim with the passenger side window lowered and stated, “Hey, come here.” The victim then noticed the offender’s genitals were exposed.
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to businesses operating in the 001st District (Central) of an increase in burglary related incidents during the month of September.
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 009th District (Deering) of burglary related incidents which have occurred during the month of August. In these incidents, offender(s) gained entry into residences by pushing in the window air conditioner or through the front door and took property from therein.
About the Crime:
On August 28, 2016 between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., an unknown male approached the 5-year-old female juvenile victim and made inappropriate sexual contact with her.