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CPD Community Alert- Revised 14th District Robberies (formerly vehicular hijacking)
15 Aug

This is a revised alert – previous alert was sent on August 13, 2016 and was titled as a Vehicular Hijacking.

*The incident where the victim’s vehicle was taken is the Elston Ave location.

Bureau of Detectives – Area North

Community Alert

Armed Robberies

14th District


About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to two recent Armed Robberies that have occurred within the

boundaries of the 014th District (Shakespeare). In these two cases, the offender

displayed a long barreled firearm to the victim and demanded their property. In one

incident, the offender took and fled in the victim’s automobile.

Incident times and locations:

3000 block N. Sawyer Ave., Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 4:35 PM

2600 block N. Elston Ave., Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 8:15 PM

About the Offender:

One male, black offender, 25-42 years old, 5’11” to 6’4″ tall, weighing between 170-

180 pounds. He was wearing a maroon/ burgundy cardigan sweater (worn inside

out), brown polo shirt, black baseball cap or a beige floppy style fishing hat, and grey


The offender is armed with a long barreled firearm with a brown handle.

What you can do:

Be aware of this crime.

Pay special attention to any suspicious persons or vehicles loitering in the area.

Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s)

including any vehicle description and license plate information.

If you have any information, contact

Bureau of Detectives – Area North

(312) 744-8263

HZ-390638, 390888

Reference: P16-N-159

P16-N-159 (CA)

August 13, 2016

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