On July 16, 2018 at approximately 2:30 p.m. a 10 year-old female exited a school bus in the 7000 block of S. Rhodes Av., and observed an unknown male standing on the sidewalk. As the female began to walk the unknown male followed and stated “Come here, I have candy.” The female ran away as the male chased her for a short distance. The female then arrived at her residence safely.
14 JUL 2018 - Police Involved Shooting - 2000 block of East 71st St
On Saturday July 14, 2018 at approximately 5:31 p.m., 3rd District Police Officers were on foot patrol in the vicinity of the 2000 block of East 71st St. The officers approached a male subject exhibiting characteristics of an armed person, when an armed confrontation ensued resulting in an officer discharging his weapon and fatally striking the offender. The offender was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced. A weapon was recovered at the scene. No other injuries were reported.
08 jul 18-Business Alert-3rd District Burglaries P18-1-199BA
This alert gives notice to businesses operating in the 3rd District (Grand Crossing) of burglary related incidents which have occurred during the month of July. In these incidents, offender(s) made entry into businesses by breaking glass on windows and doors and then removed property within.
This alert gives notice to citizens in the 3rd District (Grand Crossing) of robbery related incidents which have occurred during the month of July. In these incidents, the offender approached the victims from behind and demanded property. In one incident, the offender produced a black handgun and then fled the area in a white SUV.
06 Mar 18-Robberies in the 003, 004, and 006th Districts
This alert gives notice to businesses in the 3rd, 4th, and 6th Districts of robbery related incidents which have occurred during the month of February. In these incidents, an offender entered the stores and approaches the cashier. Offender then produced a silver revolver and demanded that the cashier open the register/drawer. In one instance, the offender leaned over and took money from drawer. Offender then fled in what is described as a black or dark colored vehicle with front end damage and a spare tire on the passenger side. Incident times and locations are listed below: