Bureau of Detectives – Area North Community Alert
Armed Robberies – 011th District (Harrison)
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice of Armed Robberies that have occurred in the 011th District in the month of December
. In all three incidents, the victims utilized social media to arrange to purchase a video game system. Upon arriving to buy the video game system, the offenders displayed a handgun and took the victims’ cell phones and money. Incident times and locations are listed below:
– 3800 Block of West Grenshaw Street on December 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm.
– 3800 Block of West Grenshaw Street on December 28, 2016 at 10:35 am.
– 4000 Block of West Grenshaw Street on December 28, 2016 at 2:50 pm.
About the Offenders:
– Male black, 16-20 years-old, 5’10-6’01, 170-185 pounds, dreadlocks
– Male black, 18-21 years-old, 5’08, 150 pounds
– Male black, 19-20 years-old, 5’10, 140 pounds
What you can do:
Always be aware of your surroundings
Report suspicious activity immediately
If you are confronted by an assailant remain calm
Remember any unique physical characteristics (ie., scars, limp, acne, teeth)
Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to the Police
If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information
Dial 9-1-1 immediately and remain on scene when possible
If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area North (312) 744-8263
RD#s HZ-566974, HZ-567642, HZ-567918
Alert # P17-N-001CA
January 2, 2017