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Month: August 2016
15 Aug 2016

This is a revised alert – previous alert was sent on August 13, 2016 and was titled as a Vehicular Hijacking.

*The incident where the victim’s vehicle was taken is the Elston Ave location.

Bureau of Detectives – Area North

Community Alert

Armed Robberies

14th District

(Shakespeare)

About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to two recent Armed Robberies that have occurred within the

boundaries of the 014th District (Shakespeare). In these two cases, the offender

displayed a long barreled firearm to the victim and demanded their property. In one

incident, the offender took and fled in the victim’s automobile.

Incident times and locations:

3000 block N. Sawyer Ave., Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 4:35 PM

2600 block N. Elston Ave., Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 8:15 PM

About the Offender:

One male, black offender, 25-42 years old, 5’11” to 6’4″ tall, weighing between 170-

180 pounds. He was wearing a maroon/ burgundy cardigan sweater (worn inside

out), brown polo shirt, black baseball cap or a beige floppy style fishing hat, and grey

sweatpants.

The offender is armed with a long barreled firearm with a brown handle.

What you can do:

Be aware of this crime.

Pay special attention to any suspicious persons or vehicles loitering in the area.

Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s)

including any vehicle description and license plate information.

If you have any information, contact

Bureau of Detectives – Area North

(312) 744-8263

HZ-390638, 390888

Reference: P16-N-159

P16-N-159 (CA)

August 13, 2016

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11 Aug 2016

This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 008th District (Chicago Lawn) of burglary incidents which have occurred during the month of July/August. In these incidents, offender(s) gain entry through a garage door and take property from therein.

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11 Aug 2016

This alert gives notice to the residents of the 16th District (Jefferson Park) of several residential burglaries that occurred. In these incidents, unknown offender(s) entered apartments and residences, through windows and doors. The offenders removed electronics, jewelry, cash, and other miscellaneous items.

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10 Aug 2016

This alert gives notice to citizens of Armed Robberies that occurred recently within the 019th District. In these robberies, the victims were approached while walking on the sidewalk. The offenders approached the victims from behind, displayed a handgun, and demanded property.

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