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30 Jul 2017
This alert gives notice of recent overnight burglaries to retail establishments in the 16th District. Unknown offender(s) gain entry to the premises by forcibly kicking or prying open the front or rear door. Offender(s) also gain entry by breaking the front windows of the businesses.
Incident times and locations:
•3400 block of N. Central on July 11, 2017 at 12:30 p.m.
•6000 block of W. Belmont on July 12, 2017 at 5:18 a.m.
•4200 block of N. Milwaukee on July 14, 2017 between 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
•5600 block of N. Cumberland on July 21, 2017 at 3:44 a.m.
•5100 block of W. Belmont on July 23, 2017 between 4:35 a.m. – 4:40 a.m.
•8100 block of W. Higgins on July 26, 2017 between 5:50 p.m. – 11:14 p.m.
•4400 block of N. Milwaukee on July 27, 2017 at 2:50 a.m.
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29 Jul 2017
The Offender hails a cab to an address near 3900 W Congress or 3800 W Jackson. When the cab reached the drop-off point, Offender robbed Victim (cab driver) of USC by force or Offender implied he has a handgun then robbed Victim. Offender then fled on foot form the scene. Incident times and locations are listed below:
•4000 block of W. Congress on July 16, 2017 at 5:19 A.M.
•3800 block of W. Jackson on July 16, 2017 at 10:20 P.M.
•3700 block of W. Congress on July 24, 2017 at 11:30 A.M.
•3200 block of W Congress on July 25, 2017 at 05:45 A.M.
•400 block of S. Hamlin on July 27, 2017 at 06:40 A.M.
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27 Jun 2017

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Business Alert
Commercial Robberies
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,
etc…)
• 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
(312) 747-8380
JA317883, JA323177
Reference: P17-1-157
Alert #P17-1-157BA
June 27, 2017

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1 Jun 2017

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.

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