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CPD Community Alert -1st District Robberies
1 Aug

Community Alert

ROBBERY

1st District (Central)  

 About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 1st (Central) District of robbery related incidents during the month of July.  The offender is entering bank branch lobbies and confronting citizens that are using the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM).  There he forces the victim, through threat of violence, to deposit a check into the victim’s account and immediately withdraw $500-$600 USC.  Offender has conducted this act himself, via the victim’s account, if the victim refuses to cooperate. These incidents have occurred during the evening hours in the general geographical locations listed below:

Incident times and locations:

  • 0-100 block of E. Monroe St. on 22 July 2017 at 5:00 PM
  • 0-100 block of S. Dearborn St. on 22 July 2017 at 10:00 PM

About the offenders:

  • Male, Black 35, 5’07 170, short black hair, medium complexion.

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.)
  • 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

JA359139, JA359455

 (Reference: PATTERN # P17-1-195)

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