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CPD Community Alert- Robberies in the 002nd District
30 Nov

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central

Community Alert

Robbery

002nd District (Wentworth)

About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 002nd District (Wentworth) of robbery

related incidents which occurred during the month of November. In these incidents,

the offenders approached the victims on the sidewalk, produced a handgun and then

demanded property from the victims, prior to fleeing the area. These incidents have

occurred in the geographical locations listed below:

Incident times and locations:

300 Block of E. Garfield Blvd. on November 27, 2016 at 6:40 pm.

5600 Block of S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on November 27, 2016 at 6:50 pm.

About the Offenders:

2-6 Male blacks, 25 years of age, 5’08” – 6’00″, 180 – 200 lbs, dark complexion. One

offender was described as having dreadlocks.

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 (scars, limp, acne, teeth,

etc…)

• 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 Central

(312) 747-8382

HZ531206, HZ531207

(Reference: PATTERN # P16-1-264

Alert P16-1-264CA

November 30, 2016

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