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Community Alert- 018th District Vehicle Thefts (Near North)
20 Jun

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Community Alert
Motor Vehicle Thefts
018th (Near North) District
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to residents of the 018th District of motor vehicle thefts that
are occurring in Beats 1811, 1814, 1822. In each of the incidents, offenders driving
vehicles strike the victim vehicle from behind. When the victim pulls over and exits
their car to assess damage, one offender enters the victim’s vehicle and drives off. In
one incident, the offenders entered the victim’s vehicle but were unsuccessful in
stealing the vehicle.
Incident times and locations:
• 1800 block of North Clybourn Ave., Friday, June 9, 2017, at 2:00pm.
• 1500 block of North Dayton St., Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 10:06pm.
• 100 block of East La Salle Dr., Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00pm.
About the Offenders:
1-3 male, African Americans, described as being approximately 19-29 years of age,
and 1 female, African American, described as being 19-22 years of age.
What you can do:
• Do not leave your keys in your vehicle and turn off engine.
• Report suspicious activity immediately.
• Keep your doors and windows locked.
• If video surveillance is available, save and make a copy of the incident for
investigating Detectives.
• If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information
If you have any information, contact
Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
(312) 747-8382
JA299548, JA305838, JA308782
P17-1-152 (CA)
June 20, 2017