Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
003rd District Grand Crossing
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to businesses in the 003rd District (Grand Crossing) of robbery
incidents which have occurred during the month of June. In these incidents, the
offenders entered small retail cell phone stores, displayed a handgun, removed
items and money. Incident times and locations are listed below:
7100 Block on S. Wabash Ave. on June 22, 2017 at approximately 11:58 AM.
200 Block of E. 71st on June 26, 2017 at approximately 11:40 A.M.
About the Offenders:
Offender descriptions vary, but are generally described as:
1-3, Male/Black offenders, 5’10”- 6’00”, 150-200lbs.
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 (scars, limp, acne, teeth,
• If a surveillance system is present, please save and make a copy of the
incident for investigating detectives
• 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 Central
June 27, 2017
10 Jun 17 025th District Commercial Burglaries P17-N-131(BA)This alert gives notice to 25th district businesses of recent commercial burglaries.
An unknown offender(s) gained entry through a window or door and took various
items from location.
This alert gives notice to businesses in the 009th District (Deering) of burglary incidents which occurred during the month of June at food establishments.
This alert gives notice to businesses of an aggravated battery to a taxi cab driver which occurred in the 11th District (Harrison) on May 31, 2017 on the 700 block of N. Avers at approximately 1:02 a.m. During this incident, the offender contacted a cab company and requested a cab. As the driver waited at the location for the fare the unknown offender approached and shot the driver. For more information click here.