On Thursday, August 30, 2018, at approximately 1:55 p.m., a black colored Ford Crown Victoria vehicle bearing Illinois License Plate AJ81664, was traveling southbound in the 1200 block of South Halsted St. The Ford struck a 60 year old pedestrian, who was on a stand-up lawn mower, resulting in serious personal injuries. After the impact, the driver of the Ford vehicle fled southbound on Halsted Street failing to leave identification or render aid to the injured. The Ford Crown Victoria vehicle has extensive front end damage.
On August 14, 2018, at 11:22 p.m., as the victim was preparing to enter a property, she observed the offender riding a bike on the street, in circles. The victim entered the property and locked the gate behind her. Several minutes later, the victim went outside and observed the offender in the yard. The offender had apparently climbed the fence to gain access to the front yard. In the yard, the offender displayed a handgun, demanded money, and sexually assaulted the victim before fleeing the scene.
15 Aug 18 12th District P18-1-239 CA Robbery
This alert gives notice in the 012th District (Near West) of robbery incidents which have occurred during the month of August. In these incidents, the offenders approach lone female victims while armed with a handgun, displays the handgun and demands/takes the victim’s property. The offenders flee the scene on foot. These incidents have occurred in the geographical locations listed below.
14 Aug 18 Seeking to Identify 12th District comm alert JB377063
Area Central Detectives are seeking to identify the below pictured subject in relation to a burglary that occurred in the 012th District (Near West). This incident occurred at City Escape Garden Center located at 3022 W. Lake Street, on 12 AUG 18, at approximately 6:47PM to 11:30 PM.
13 AUG 18- Community Alert 012th District Robberies P18-1-239
This alert gives notice in the 012th District (Near West) of robbery related incidents which have occurred during the month of August. In these incidents, the offender(s) approached female(s) victims displayed a handgun and demanded the victim’s property. The offender(s) fled the scene on foot.
Area Central Detectives are seeking to identify the below pictured subject in relation to a criminal damage to property incident that occurred in the 12th District (Near West). This incident occurred in the 3000 block of W. Lake Street, on August 3, 2018, at approximately 3:36 a.m.
28 Jul 18 Wanted for Attempt Child Abduction 12th Dist
On Friday, 27 July 2018, at approximately 6:30 p.m., in the 2700 block of West Augusta Blvd, an offender entered a front yard and attempted to abduct a 6 year old boy while he was playing with a basketball. A family member intervened and stopped the attempt. The offender fled on foot.
This alert gives notice to residents in the 12th District (Near West) of recently reported aggravated vehicular hijackings on beats 1214, 1215, and 1232. In the first incident a valet driver was parking a vehicle when he was approached by two offenders who displayed handguns, struck the victim, took the victim’s property and stole the vehicle. In the second incident, the victim parked a car and was subsequently approached by 5 offenders. One of the offenders displayed a handgun at which point they entered the vehicle and fled the scene. In the third incident, a ride share driver was waiting for his client when he was approached by two offenders. One of the offenders displayed a firearm and then both offenders entered the victim’s vehicle and fled South-bound on Ogden Av.