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CPD Community Alert- Robberies in the 2nd Distrct
17 Nov 2016

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central

Community Alert


002nd District (Wentworth)

About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to citizens in the 002nd District (Wentworth) of robbery related

incidents which have occurred during the month of November. In these incidents,

two to three offenders exited a vehicle (described as either a white van or a gray

SUV, possibly a Jeep), surrounded the victims and forcibly removed property, before

fleeing area. Incident times and locations are listed below:

5300 Block of S. Ingleside Ave. on November 16, 2016 @ approximately 7:05


5400 Block of S. Drexel Ave. on November 16, 2016 @ approximately 7:05


About the Offenders:

Offender(s) is described as:

2-3 Male, black, 16-30 years of age. One offender is described as being 6’05”-6’06”,

170-180 lbs. with a medium brown 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,


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) 747-8382

HZ518065, HZ518098

Reference: P16-1-257

Alert #P16-1-257CA

November 17, 2016

Chicago Police Department
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