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31 Jan

About This Crime

On Monday, January 30, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a white colored Toyota Corolla was traveling northbound on Central Park Avenue was struck by a silver colored Oldsmobile Silhouette minivan traveling eastbound on Garfield Square Drive at a high rate of speed.



30 Jan

About the Crime:

This alert gives notice of armed robberies that have occurred in the 14th District. During these incidents, the offenders, who were armed with a knife, exited a car and demanded property from victims at knifepoint.


30 Jan 2017 Armed Robb (P17-N-029) 14th Dist CA

14 Dec

This alert gives notice to the residents of the 14th District (Shakespeare) of a recent Criminal Sexual Assault and Armed Robbery which occurred on December 14, 2016 at 3:52 a.m. During this incident, a 30-year-old male and a 23-year-old female were sitting inside of a parked vehicle on the 2700 block of West Crystal when they were approached by 4 unknown offenders, all of whom were armed with handguns. The offenders pointed the handguns at the victims and demanded their property. Two of the offenders then forcefully sexually assaulted the female victim at gunpoint. One of the offenders then attempted to force the female victim into the offender’s vehicle before shoving her to the ground. The offenders subsequently entered their vehicle and fled the scene.

14 Dec 16- 14th Dist CSA Robbery (HZ550950) CA

8 Dec

On Dec 7, 2016 at 11:52am in the 5100 Block of South Long, a Female, 94, was followed into the hallway of her home by an unknown male black offender.  The offender grabbed the victim’s purse, battered the woman, and fled the scene with the purse.  The victim sustained facial injuries and was taken to Macneal Medical Center in stable condition.  A short time later, officers discovered an abandoned vehicle crashed in the alley of 5700 block of south archer.  Officers determined the vehicle was stolen and believe the offender of the robbery fled in the stolen vehicle. The offender is described as a male black, approx. 30 years old, with short black hair, beard, and a brown leather jacket. No one in custody and detectives continue to investigate the case.

About the Crime:

The offender followed a 94yr old female victim into her house where he battered her

and took her purse. The offender then fled the scene in a stolen vehicle, which he is

observed crashing and fleeing from at 5700 Block of S. Archer. The offender fled

eastbound on foot from the crash. The vehicle was reported stolen from the area of

6200 S Francisco Ave.

About the Offenders:

Detectives are seeking to identify one male black offender, approximately 25-35

years old, 6’00” tall, 200lbs, with a beard, and a brown leather jacket

What you can do:

Always lock your doors and windows

Report suspicious activity immediately

If video surveillance equipment is present, please save a copy of the incident

for investigating detectives

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- R/B/T

(312) 747-8382

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