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1st District
14 Feb
Area Central Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the above two suspects responsible for taking cell phones from citizens. The incident occurred on February 11, 2017 at approximately 7:00 p.m., on the CTA Green line train located in 100 block of N. Wabash St. As the train stopped at this location, the offender’s entered onto the train, approached the victims, took their phones from their hands and fled the train. For More Information Click Here
23 Nov

Officers responded to a call of battery in progress on November 21, 2016 at 9:10pm in the 300 Block of S. Michigan Ave. Officers observed three offenders battering a male victim, 57 years old. The officers intervened and learned the three offenders had stolen the victim’s book bag and then stabbed the victim with a cutting instrument. The victim sustained four puncture wounds and was taken to Northwestern Hospital in serious but stable condition. The offenders were positively identified and placed into custody. No further information is available at this time.

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21 Oct

This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 1st (Central) District of robbery related incidents during the month of October. Offenders are demanding property from female citizens walking on the public way. One female offender strikes the victims in the head, followed by other male and female offenders striking and kicking the lone victims. Offenders have taken cell phones and backpacks containing computer tablets by force from the victims. Offenders then flee on foot. For More Information Click Here

27 Sep

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.