Bureau of Detectives – Area South
6th District (Gresham)
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens of the 6th District (Gresham) of recent Robbery
incidents that occurred in recent weeks. During these incidents, unknown offender(s)
displayed firearms and demanded property from the victims or used force to take
property without a weapon.
Incident times and locations:
• 9000 block of East 79th Street, Wednesday, February 01, 2017 at 08:45 A.M.
• 7900 block of South Cottage Grove, Monday, February 13, 2017 at 06:30 A.M.
• 7900 block of South St. Lawrence Ave., Monday, February 20, 2017 at 06:00
• 7900 block of South Rhodes Ave., Monday, February 20, 2017 at 10:00 P.M.
About the Offender:
• Two Male Black Offenders, 16-30 years of age, 5’07”-6’01”, 130-300 lbs.,
light/medium/dark complexion and various hairstyles.
What you can do:
• If confronted by the offender, attempt to remain calm and never pursue a fleeing
assailant, provide information to the police
• Always be aware of your surroundings
• Report suspicious activity immediately
• Remember any unique physical characteristics (scars, limps, acne, teeth, tattoos,
• If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information
• 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, please
Call the Area South Detective Division at (312) 747-8273
Reference RD#: JA-137497, JA-151897,
JA-161214 and JA-161418
February 23, 2017