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:
20 feb 18-Community Alert-003 District-Child luring
This alert gives notice to residents of the 003rd District (Grand Crossing) of an Attempt Child Luring incident that occurred in the area of 61st and Dorchester on the date of February 16, 2018 at approximately 4:00 p.m. A female juvenile was walking on the public way to school when she was approached by an unknown male in a brown SVU. The offender then began speaking to the victim and motioning for her to come to his vehicle.
28 Jan 18- 3rd District Robberies P18-1-036CA
This alert gives notice to citizens in the 003rd District (Grand Crossing) of robbery related incidents which have occurred during the month of January. In these incidents, victims agree to purchase cellphones via an internet application. Upon arrival at location of transaction, the offender has produced a black handgun and demands property. Incident times and locations are listed below:
05Nov17 - Charges for Juvenile in Police Shooting
Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 6700 block of S. Ridgeland on November 5, 2017 at approximately 1:43 a.m. When officers arrived they saw the offender fleeing the scene. Officers pursued the offender on foot during which the offender fired several shots in the direction of the uniformed officers. The officers returned fire and continued pursuing the offender into an alley where he was placed into custody. A weapon was recovered on the scene along with an unknown controlled substance. No injuries were reported. No further information is available at this time.