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12th District
18 Oct

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central

Community Alert


9th District (Deering) and

12th (Near West) District

About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to citizens in the 9th District (Deering) and 12th District (Near West) of robbery incidents which have occurred during the month of October. In these incidents, the offenders approach the victims and demand their property.

Incident times and locations are listed below:

1000 Block of West Fulton Market on October 15, 2017 at 9:00AM

2600 Block of South Halsted Street October 15, 2017 at 9:15AM.

About the Offenders:

#1 – Male black offender, 18-25 years old, 5’11-6’01, 160-170lbs., Black hair, last

seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

#2 – Male black offender, 18-20 years old, last seen wearing a pink hoodie.

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 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

(312) 747-8382

JA-417876, JA-471873

Reference: P17-1-287

2 Oct

02 Oct 17 - JA-454487 Community Alert Kidnap-12th Dist
On Sunday, October 1, 2017, at approximately 7:55 pm in the 1000 block of West 18th Street, an unknown male approached the 29 year old female victim from behind as she walked eastbound on the sidewalk. The offender grabbed victim from behind, struck her in the stomach and covered her mouth with his hand. The offender then picked the victim up and attempted to carry her towards a vehicle parked on the street. The victim screamed for help and attempted to fight the offender off. Two citizens observed the struggle, and as they approached to intervene, the offender dropped the victim and ran to the parked vehicle. The offender then entered the vehicle and fled west bound on 18th Street.


18 Sep

18 Sep 17 12th District Burglary P17-1-253BA Burglary
This alert gives notice to businesses in the 012th District (Near West) of burglary incidents of businesses which have occurred during the month of SeptemberOffender(s) makes forced entry at building front entrance door and inside individual business entrance door, take property from within and then exit out building rear door.  These incidents have occurred in the geographical locations listed below:

17 Sep

17 Sep 17 Business Alert P17-1-247BA Burglary_012_construction
This alert gives notice to residential development construction sites in the 012th District (Near West) of burglary incidents which have occurred during the month of SeptemberIn these incidents the offender makes forced entry to a residential development construction site and damages property within.

16 Sep

16 Sep 17 Thefts 12th District P17-1-246CA Theft
This alert gives notice in the 012th District (Near West) of theft incidents which have occurred during the months of July/AugustIn these incidents, offender enters building and steals delivered packages from front door lobby area or enters common garage area and steals property