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CPD Community Alert- Seeking to Identify
8 Dec 2016

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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