16 Oct 18 - 7th District Thefts from Vehicles - P18-02-083CA
This alert gives notice to six recent thefts from vehicles that have occurred in the Englewood neighborhood on beats 713, 714, and 725. In these incidents, an offender approaches a car that is stopped for a red light and usually asks the victim if they want to make a donation to a school. The offender then opens the passenger door or reaches into the open passenger window and takes the victim’s cell phone from the passenger seat. The offender then flees on foot.