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18th District
11 Nov 2018
11 Nov 18 Business Alert- Strong Arm Robberies 14th District (Shakespeare), 18th District (Near North) and 19th District (Town Hall) NP

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.

15 Oct 2018

14 Oct 18 - Two Offenders Charged in 18th District Armed Robbery
Tijerina and Santana entered a food retail establishment on the 300 block of West Chicago Avenue on October 14, 2018 at approximately 2:36 a.m. wearing masks and began to batter employees, striking the victims with closed fists and a pistol. After beating the victims, the offenders fled the establishment with the cash register. The victims flagged down 18th District Police Officers who were able to place both violent offenders into custody, recovering a handgun and the proceeds from the armed robbery. Tijerina, a convicted felon on parole for felony Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, was charged with Armed Robbery. Santana was also charged with Armed Robbery. Both offenders will appear in bond court on October 15, 2018. No further information is available at this time.

11 Oct 2018
11 Oct 18 - 18th and 19th District Aggravated vehicular hijacking and Armed Robbery 18CWP-007(CA)NP

This alert gives notice to recent Aggravated Vehicular Hijackings and Armed Robberies that have occurred within the boundaries of the 18th and 19th District.  In these incidents, the offenders approached the victims while they were alone in their stopped vehicle or alone on the street.  The offenders then ordered the victims out of the vehicle: in some incidents while displaying one or multiple handguns and in others by physically pulling the victims from the vehicle.