This alert gives notice to residents in the South Chicago and Chatham neighborhoods of recent armed robberies. In the first incident, armed offenders hijacked a victim’s vehicle by gunpoint and later used the stolen vehicle to commit several more armed robberies several hours afterwards.
24 Apr 21 - Offender Charged With Attempt Murder of CPD Detective 1
The above offender was arrested on April 23, 2021, at approximately 8:01 p.m., in the 7900 block of S. Commercial Ave. Washington was identified as one of the offenders who attacked an on-duty detective on February 8, 2021, at approximately 7:09 p.m. in the 7700 block of S. Yates (4th District). The offender was placed into custody without incident and charged accordingly. No additional information is available at this time. The investigation continues.
31 Mar 21 - Community Alert 4th District Strong Arm Robberies
This alert gives notice to residents in the Avalon Park neighborhood of recent strong arm robberies. These incidents occurred in the vicinity of 8600 to 8800 S. Stony Island. The victims are robbed of their cell phones as they approach restaurants to pick up food.
31 Mar 21 - Community Alert - 4th-6th District Armed Robberies
This alert gives notice to residents in the Roseland and Calumet Heights neighborhood of recent armed robberies. In these incidents, the victims are robbed by armed offenders while at a gas station. These cases occurred in the vicinity of Michigan Ave to Jeffery Ave on 95th St. The offenders take victims USC, wallets, and purses.