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Community Alert
16 Feb
This alert gives notice to citizens in the 5th District of recent armed robberies. In these incidents, the offender enters a location, armed with a chrome handgun, orders the victims to the ground and takes property from victims/cash register. The offender flees the scene on a bicycle. In one reported incident, the offender approaches the victim on the street, armed with a chrome handgun, demands the victim’s property and flees the scene on a bicycle. For More Information Click Here
16 Feb
On February 13, 2017 at approximately 8:17 a.m., a 22-year-old female was walking eastbound in the 9800 block of South Emerald Ave. The below described offender drove up in his gray 4-door Chevrolet and forced the victim into his car at knifepoint. Once the victim was inside the offender’s vehicle, the offender forced her to submit to various sexual acts. For More Information Click Here
14 Feb
This alert gives notice to restaurant businesses in the 5th District of recent armed robbery incidents, wherein, restaurant delivery drivers have been robbed at gunpoint. During these incidents, the driver arrives at a delivery location, the offenders approach from the side of the residence brandishing a blue steel/black handgun demanding property from the driver. For More Information Click Here
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
8 Feb

This alert gives notice to the residents of the 7th District (Englewood) of an increase in reported armed robberies involving similarly described offenders. In these incidents, the offenders approach their victims on foot or vehicle. A firearm is ultimately produced and the victim is robbed of their belongings.

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8 Feb

This alert gives notice to the residents of the 7th District (Englewood) of an increase in reported armed robberies involving similarly described offenders. In each incident, the offenders lure their victims via social media to purchase items. A firearm is ultimately produced and the victim is robbed of his belongings.

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7 Feb

Bureau of Detectives – Area North

Community Alert

 Armed Robbery and Home Invasion – 011th District (Harrison)

About the Crime:

This alert gives notice of two recent Incidents that have occurred in the 011th District. In the first incident, the victim was walking in an alley and the two offenders pulled up in a 4-door silver vehicle. One offender exited the vehicle, displayed a handgun and took money and clothing from the victim. The victim related that the offender had a hand held radio and a blue shirt that had a patch that resembled a police patch. In the second incident, the two offenders approached the victims in the hallway of an apartment building and displayed a handgun and one of the offenders was wearing a blue shirt with a patch that resembled a police patch. The victims fled on foot into an apartment and the offenders forcibly entered the apartment and took a television from the apartment. Incident times and locations are listed below:

  • 200 Block of South Kilbourn Avenue on February 6, 2017 at 11:10 pm.
  • 800 Block of North Monticello Avenue on February 7, 2017 at 1:05 am.

About the Offenders:

  • Male white, 22-35 years-old, 6’02 to 6’05, 170 pounds, wearing a blue shirt with a police patch
  • Male black, 23-30 years-old

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 JA-1444419, JA-1444476

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