This alert gives notice to businesses located in the Washington Heights and Auburn Gresham neighborhood of recent commercial burglaries. In both cases, cash registers were stolen after the offenders forcibly entered the businesses. These incidents have occurred in the vicinity of the 8700-9900 Block of South Halsted St. during the overnight hours.
This alert gives notice to residents in the Beverly and Morgan Park neighborhoods of recent thefts of catalytic converters. The vehicle owners discovered the catalytic converters removed upon returning to their parked vehicles. In two of the cases, two offenders are seen fleeing in a white or silver sedan after using a saw to cut the catalytic converters. The times of occurrence are concentrated in the overnight hours.
This alert gives notice to commercial businesses in the 6th District (Gresham) and 22nd District (Morgan Park) of recent armed robberies that have occurred on Beats 2213, 2221 & 614. In these incidents, the offender(s) entered a business, attempted some type of transaction with the clerk and then announced a robbery. The offender then went around the service counter, implied or displayed a weapon before demanding money. The offender(s) then took the victim’s property/U.S. currency and fled the area.