This alert gives notice to recent Armed and Strong Armed Robberies of convenience stores that have occurred within the boundaries of the 14th, 17th, 18th, 19th and 25th Districts. While all convenience stores could be a possible target, the ones mentioned in these incidents are 7-11 stores. In these incidents at least two of the offenders approached the clerk, grabbed and forced him/her to open the cash register. In one incident the offenders displayed handguns. The other offenders either entered the stores and stole merchandise or stood watch at the store entrance. The offenders took an unknown amount of US currency from the cash registers, as well as, other items throughout the store.
On November 15, 2018, at approximately 8:05 a.m., a juvenile female victim boarded a CTA Blue Line train at the CTA Belmont train station, located at 3355 W. Belmont Ave. An unknown White male or White-Hispanic male offender stood in front of the victim and inappropriately touched the victim’s body on multiple occasions. The victim exited the train at the CTA Division Blue line train station located at 1200 N. Milwaukee Ave., as the unknown male offender remained inside of the railcar.
This alert gives notice to recent strong arm robberies of convenience stores that have occurred within the boundaries of the 14th, 18th and 19th District. In these incidents, two of the offenders approached the clerk in the convenience store, grabbed him, and forced him to open the cash register. The third offender entered the store and stayed guarding the front entrance. The offenders then took an unknown amount of US currency from the cash register and other merchandise before fleeing the scene.
This alert gives notice to the businesses in the 14th District (Shakespeare) and 25th District (Grand Central), of recent strong arm robberies that have occurred on beats 1412 and 2523. In these incidents, an unknown offender entered the businesses and acted as if he was going to purchase an item. After the employee opened the cash register, the offender proceeded to take money from the cash register. In both of the listed incidents, the offender struggled with the employee and the offender was ultimately able to take an unknown amount of US currency from the cash register.
31 Oct 18 - Garage Burglaries 14th District Community Alert P18-N-279
This alert gives notice to citizens in the 014th District of two burglaries that have occurred recently. In both cases, the unknown offender pried open the residential garage door, entered the garage and stole miscellaneous tools from within. Both burglaries occurred in the overnight hours and may have been committed at the same time and by the same offender.
31 Oct 18 14th District Burglaries Community Alert
This alert gives notice to citizens in the 014th District of several burglaries that have occurred recently. In each case, the unknown offender pries open the door, enters the residence and steals property from within. The burglaries usually occur during the daytime hours when the victim is at work. In some cases, the residence is under construction and the burglaries occurred overnight when the construction workers were not present.
This alert gives notice to businesses in the 14th District (Shakespeare) of aggravated robbery incidents which have occurred during the month of October. An unknown offender entered the businesses and looked at the merchandise displayed for sale. On one incident, the clerk challenges the offender since he recognized the offender from a previous shoplifting incident. In another incident the offender demanded cash from the cash register. In both incidents, the offender implied that he had a gun but did not display the weapon. The offender took unknown amount of US currency and merchandise.
20 Oct 18-14th District Seeking to Identify for Agg Robbery
No probable cause to arrest Aggravated Robbery occurred at 1219 N. Milwaukee Ave. (Green Arch Food Mart) 20 October 2018 at 3:22 p.m. Male African American entered the Green Arch Food Store implied a gun then demanded clerk open register and remove the cash.. Offender then fled northbound on Milwaukee Ave. Offender implied a handgun but never displayed one.
12 Oct 18 Community Alert 14th District - Burglaries P18-N-251 (1)
This alert gives notice to citizens in the 014th District of several burglaries that have occurred recently. In each case, the unknown offender enters the victim’s apartment during the morning hours while the victim is at work. Once inside, the offender steals various items of the victim’s property and flees the scene.
This alert gives notice to citizens in the 14th and 19th Districts of multiple incidents where property has been stolen from the victims while they are sitting in a restaurant or coffee shop. The offender approaches the victims and distracts them by soliciting for a charity or by showing the victim a piece of paper. While the victim is distracted, the offender steals the victim’s property from the table