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16th District
6 Jun

06 Jun 17 CA-JA294119 Child Luring 16th DistOn June 05, 2017 at, at approximately 5:30 p.m., a 14 year old minor female victim got off the CTA bus and was on her way home walking in the 4200 block of North Cicero. The unknown offender began following the victim and was asking many questions. The victim continued walking away and the offender continued following and asked for her number, telling the victim that she can get to know him and she can come to his house. The minor victim in fear for her safety entered the McDonalds Restaurant to call her mother. The offender stayed outside the restaurant and was looking through the window gesturing with his hands for the victim to come here. The victim notified her aunt who called 911. The victim relates having seen this offender on two other occasions last year.


26 May

Bureau of Detectives – Area North

Community Alert

Burglary – Home Invasions

016th District (Jefferson Park), 017th District (Albany Park),

and 025th (Grand Central)

About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the above Districts, of recent burglary

home invasions that have occurred. In these incidents, the offender (s) gain entry to

the residences, threaten and batter the victims while demanding their property.

Incident times and locations:

4100 block of N. Avers on May 19, 2017 at 1:08 pm

4800 block of W. Nelson on May 23, 2017 at 9:35 pm

5400 block of W. Henderson on May 25, 2017 at 11:47 pm

About the Offender(s):

Offender(s) are described as males, wearing dark clothing.

What you can do:

Always be aware of your surroundings and lock doors and windows.

Report suspicious activity immediately.

If you are confronted by an assailant, remain calm.

Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s)

including any vehicle description and license plate information.

If approached by a witness to the incidents, request contact information.

If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area North
(312) 744-8263
JA-270619, JA-276623, JA-279439
Reference: P17-N-122
May 26, 2017
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21 May

21 May 17 – Community Alert-Child Luring 16th DistOn May 21, 2017, at approximately 5:20 p.m., the 6-year-old female juvenile was running southbound on the 5400 block of N. Neenah Ave when she noticed a silver or gray 4-door sedan vehicle with a male white driver pull up to her.  The unknown offender stated to the minor,” Are you ok? Do you want some candy? Come to the car and get in.”  The unknown offender became aware of the minor’s brother’s presence and fled from the location eastbound.  The minor was able to flee to her home in company of her two brothers, and alert her mother who called 911.

12 May
This alert gives notice to residents of the 16th District (Jefferson Park) of recent residential burglaries that have occurred. In these incidents, unknown offender(s) have entered apartments and residences, through doors and windows. The offenders have taken electronics, jewelry, computer laptops, cash and other miscellaneous items. For More Information Click Here
10 May

10 May 17- 16th District Commerical Robberies Business Alert (P17-N-109)

Bureau of Detectives – Area North
Business Alert
Commercial Robberies
16th District (Jefferson Park)
About the Crime:
There have been two recent Commercial Robberies in the 16th District. In each of
these cases, the offenders entered the businesses, requested to use the restroom
and then threaten and struck the victims upon demanding money and property from
Incident times and locations:
• 4900 block of W. Irving Park on April 19th 2017, at 12:05 PM.
• 5600 block of N. Milwaukee on May 5th 2017, at 3:00 PM.
About the Offender:
• Offender(s) are described as male black, 17-20 years of age, approximately
5’06-5’10.Wearing black hooded sweatshirts and jeans.
What you can do:
• Be aware of this crime and alert other Businesses.
• Business owners should ensure that their businesses are equipped with a
working video surveillance system.
• Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s)
including any vehicle description and license plate information as well as
direction of flight, if known.
• Contact Area North Detectives if you can provide any information on the
above incidents.
If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area North
(312) 744-8263
JA-230808, JA-251833
Reference: P17-N-109(BA)
May 10, 2017

3 May

This alert gives notice to businesses within the 16th District (Jefferson Park) about recent burglaries which have occurred overnight during the month of April. In these incidents, unknown offender(s) gained entry to the premises by forcibly kicking or prying open the front or rear door. Offender(s) also have gained entry by breaking the front windows of the business. Once inside, the offender(s) took money and various other items including electronics and cigarettes. For more information click here