This alert gives notice to a recent Attempt Kidnapping that occurred in the 8700 block of S. Princeton Ave. within the boundaries of the 6th District (Gresham) on Beat 634. In this incident, the juvenile victim was retrieving a newspaper, near his front door, when the offender approached from behind, put a hand over the victim’s mouth, and stated “You’re coming with me”. The victim was able to fend off the aggressor who then fled on foot.
This alert gives notice to seven recent residential burglaries that have occurred within the boundaries of the 6th District (Gresham) in the Chatham neighborhood. In these cases, an unknown offender entered the apartments and removed televisions and other electronics from within. The offender made entry by kicking in a door. Incidents occurred in the daytime while residents were at work. The area targeted is between the 7900-8300 blocks of Cottage Grove Ave. to Greenwood Ave.
18 Nov 18-6th District Community Alert-Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault
This alert gives notice to citizens of the 006th District (Gresham) and of Beat 621 regarding a recent Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault which occurred on November 18th, 2018 at 3:30 a.m. A 57-year-old female was walking to the Red Line under the viaduct on 78th St between Wallace Ave and Fielding Ave when she was approached and sexually assaulted at knifepoint by a masked offender who threatened to kill her. Offender also stole the victim’s bank and debit cards, her Illinois I.D. and U.S. Currency.
This alert gives notice to three recent armed robberies at retail stores in the Auburn Gresham and Englewood neighborhoods on beats 614 and 711. In these incidents, two unknown offenders entered the retail stores, armed with a gun, and announced a robbery. The offenders then took an unknown amount of US currency from multiple cash registers and also, possibly, robbed customers of their property. The offenders were last seen fleeing on foot.
This alert gives notice to residents in the 6th District ( Gresham) and 22nd District (Morgan Park) of two recent robbery incidents which occurred in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on Beats 2222 and 614. In these incidents, lone female victims were punched and knocked down by a male offender who then took their property.
On October 30, 2018 at 3:05 a.m., the above vehicles were involved in a hit and run accident which resulted in one fatality. The accident occurred in the 800 block of E. 79th Street (79th & Cottage Grove). A pedestrian was struck and dragged for several blocks. The vehicles fled eastbound from this location. Vehicle # 1 was reported to be a gray Ford Focus and Vehicle # 2 was reported to be a Nissan Altima with front end damage and fractured windshield. Both vehicles have 4-doors.
21 Jun 18 - Community Alert - Wanted for attempt Kidnapping child abduction - 06 District -
On June 21, 2018 at approximately 7:06 a.m., a male offender rolled down his car window and asked a 15 year old female who was walking to school if she needed a ride. The victim ran away and the offender fled to an unknown location.