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10 Aug

09 Aug 2017 – Christensen, Thomas, 34Christensen was arrested after being identied as the offender that approached a 29 year-old male and stabbed him in the face and neck. The incident occurred in the 1300 block of S. Linn Dr. on August 8, 2017 at approximately 9:28 p.m. during the incident a 34 year-old female sustained a laceration to the chest. Christensen was then knocked to the ground and detained. Both victims were transported to Northwestern Hospital. The 29 year-old male was transported in serious condition and the 34 year-old female was transported in good condition for a minor wound. Christensen was placed into custody and was provided medical attention on scene for superficial wounds. Christensen was charged accordingly and no further details are available at this time.

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1 Aug

Community Alert

ROBBERY

001st District (Central)  

 About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 001st (Central) District of robbery related incidents during the month of July. Unknown Female offender(s) used forced, or threatened the use of force and took unknown amount of USC from a cash register, and personal property from victim(s).

Incident times and locations:

  • 1100 block of S. State St. on 24 July  2017 at 9:25 AM
  • 100 block of N. Wabash Ave. on 28 July 2017 at 4:45 AM

About the offenders:

  • Female(s) Black, 14-16 years old, Between 5’03” and 5’04, 150-205 lbs.

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 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) 747-8384

JA361042, JA367323

(Reference: PATTERN # P17-1-198)

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1 Aug

Community Alert

ROBBERY

1st District (Central)  

 About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 1st (Central) District of robbery related incidents during the month of July.  The offender is entering bank branch lobbies and confronting citizens that are using the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM).  There he forces the victim, through threat of violence, to deposit a check into the victim’s account and immediately withdraw $500-$600 USC.  Offender has conducted this act himself, via the victim’s account, if the victim refuses to cooperate. These incidents have occurred during the evening hours in the general geographical locations listed below:

Incident times and locations:

  • 0-100 block of E. Monroe St. on 22 July 2017 at 5:00 PM
  • 0-100 block of S. Dearborn St. on 22 July 2017 at 10:00 PM

About the offenders:

  • Male, Black 35, 5’07 170, short black hair, medium complexion.

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 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) 747-8380

JA359139, JA359455

 (Reference: PATTERN # P17-1-195)

Click here for more information

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29 Jul
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to retail stores and restaurants operating in the 1st District (Central) of burglary related incidents during the month of July. Unknown offender(s) forcibly enter retail stores or restaurants by punching front door locks, then forcing cash registers open to take currency. These incidents have occurred during overnight hours.
Incident Times and Locations:
•1400 block of S. Michigan Ave., on July 16, 2017 at 5:20 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.
•0 – 100 block of E. Van Buren St., on July 18, 2017 at 3:52 a.m.
•700 block of S. Clark St., on July 21-22, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. – 8:40 a.m.
• 700 block of S. Clark St., on July 22, 2017 at 5:45 a.m.
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30 May
A 16-year-old female juvenile was arrested after she was identified as the offender who robbed two female victims while riding the Pink Line train. On May 4, 2017 at approximately 1:30 p.m., the offender approached a female victim, 19-years-old, and took the victim’s mobile phone from the victim’s hand and fled the scene. On May 8, 2017 at approximately 9:10 p.m., the offender approached a 20-year-old female victim while she exited the train and took the victim’s mobile phone. The offender struck the victim, sprayed her with pepper spray and fled the scene. The offender was apprehended on May 29, 2017 and during processing she became irate and spit on an Officer. The offender was charged accordingly. No further details are available at this time. For More Information Click Here
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