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CPD Community Alert-Vehicular Hijackings in the 22nd District
11 May

11 May 17-Community Alert-22nd District Vehicular Hijackings (P17-2-054CA)

Bureau of Detectives – Area South
Community Alert
Vehicular Hijackings
22nd District
(Morgan Park)
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice of two recent Vehicle Hijackings that occurred within the
boundaries of the 22nd District (Morgan Park) on beat 2221. In these cases, a Male
African American, between 45-50 years old approached female senior citizens, in
the area or 9300 S. Ashland. The offender grabbed the ladies purses, and then
entered and fled the area in their cars. Incidents occurred between 11:00am-
1:00pm. The offender displayed a handgun in one incident.
Incident times and locations:
• 9200 Block of S. Ashland, Sunday, May 7th, 2017 at 11:00am
• 9300 Block of S. Ashland, Wednesday, May 10th, 2017, at 1:00pm
About the Offender:
• The offender was described to police as Male, African American between 45-
50 years old. Standing 5’07” tall, weighing 150lbs. Subject was armed with a
handgun.
What you can do:
• Walk with a friend or group when visiting an unfamiliar neighborhood.
• If confronted by the offenders, attempt to remain calm.
• Keep your purse secured with the strap across your body
• Keep tracking software and security locks on your cell phone.
• Document serial numbers for your electronics and keep a record at your
residence.
• Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to police.
• Be aware of your surroundings and walk in well-lit areas.
• Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of any suspicious
people including any vehicle description and license plate information.
If you have any information about these incidents, contact
Bureau of Detectives – Area South (312) 747-8273
Ref RD# JA-254108, JA-258078
P17-2-054 (CA)
May, 11, 2017

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