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31 Oct

31 Oct 17 Comm Alert Att Child Luring 8th District JA492179
On Monday, October 30th, 2017, at approximately 3:15 p.m. in the 4700 block of West Marquette Rd., an unknown offender attempted to lure an 11yr old male into his vehicle. While the victim was walking, he observed a gray van or SUV pull over toward the sidewalk.  The driver stated that he was told, by the victims’ mother, to pick the victim up from school. The driver repeated the statement several more times. The victim refused, and walked away from the vehicle. The driver then fled the scene.

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27 Oct
 Seeking to Identify Vehicle used in Homicide 

8th District (Chicago Lawn)

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Area Central Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance locating the vehicle depicted above and identifying the owner of the vehicle [see attached video]. The vehicle appears to resemble a newer model, black Ford F250 or F350 pickup truck with black wheels (possibly a diesel engine). The wanted vehicle also has a large black tool box with a silver handle inside the bed of truck.

The offender’s vehicle purposely ran into the rear of the victim’s vehicle at 5500 South Kedzie forcing the victim Southbound on Kedzie. The victim lost control of his vehicle at 57th Street, crashing into a tree. The victim was killed in the crash and the offender was last seen Southbound on Kedzie at 63rd Street.

If you, or anyone you know, have any information regarding this wanted vehicle and the identity of the driver and / or owner of the vehicle, please contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Central at (312) 747-8380.

Reference: RD# JA-480894

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19 Oct

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Community Alert
Burglary
008th District (Chicago Lawn)
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 008th District (Chicago Lawn) of
burglary incidents which have occurred during the months of September/October. In
these incidents, offender(s) gained entry to a residence and took property from
therein. These incidents have occurred in the geographical locations listed below:
Incident times and locations:
2500 Block of W. 79th Place on 28 September 2017 at approximately 2:35 P.M.
7900 Block of S. California Ave on 02 October 2017 at approximately 8:30 A.M.
8100 Block of S. Whipple Ave on 13 October 2017 at approximately 10:10 A.M.
3100 Block of W. 83rd Street on 16 October 2017 at approximately 10:49 A.M.
8100 Block of S. Fairfield Ave on 16 October 2017 at approximately 12:05 P.M.
About the offenders:
1) Male/Black, 17-25 yoa, dreadlock style hair
2) Male/Black, 14-16 yoa, short hairstyle
What you can do:
• Keep the perimeter of your property well lit
• Report suspicious activity immediately
• Keep doors and windows secured
• Immediately repair any broken windows, doors or locks
• If video surveillance is available, save and make a copy of the incident for
investigating detectives.
• Make an agreement with your neighbors to watch each other’s homes for suspicious
activity.
• If you are a victim do not touch anything, call police immediately
• If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information
If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
(312) 747-8382
JA-450315, JA455257, JA-469515, JA-473089 & JA-473211
(Reference: PATTERN # P17-1-289)
Alert P17-1-289CA
October 19, 201719 Oct 17 Community Alert- Burglaries 008th District P17-1-289CA

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18 Oct

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Community Alert
Burglary
008th District (Chicago Lawn)
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 008th District (Chicago Lawn) of
burglary incidents which occurred during the month of October. In these incidents,
offender(s) gained entry to a residence and took property from therein. These
incidents have occurred in the geographical locations listed below:
Incident times and locations:
3600 Block of W. 53rd Street on 12 October 2017 at approximately 03:58 P.M.
3600 Block of W. 53rd Street on 12 October 2017 at approximately 03:30 P.M.
3600 Block of W. 53rd Street on 12 October 2017 at approximately 03:58 P.M.
3600 Block of W. 53rd Street on 12 October 2017 at approximately 03:30 P.M.
About the offenders:
1) Male/Black, 18-25 yoa
2) Male/Black, 18-25 yoa
3) Male/Hispanic, 18-25 yoa
What you can do:
• Keep the perimeter of your property well lit
• Report suspicious activity immediately
• Keep doors and windows secured
• Immediately repair any broken windows, doors or locks
• If video surveillance is available, save and make a copy of the incident for
investigating detectives.
• Make an agreement with your neighbors to watch each other’s homes for suspicious
activity.
• If you are a victim do not touch anything, call police immediately
• If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information
If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
(312) 747-8382
JA-468758, JA468761, JA-468768 & JA-468772
(Reference: PATTERN # P17-1-286)
Alert P17-1-286CA
October 18, 201718 Oct 17 Community Alert 008th District Burglary P17-1-286CA

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24 Sep

24 Sep 17 Community Alert - 8th District Attempt Kidnapping JA 432141
On September 15, 2017, at approximately 7:20 a.m., a 14 year old female/victim was walking to the bus stop located at 6701 S. Pulaski  when a male black offender drove alongside her and motioned for her to get in his vehicle. The victim fled to the Currency Exchange located at 6701 S. Pulaski and the vehicle circled twice attempting to lure the victim into the vehicle. The offender then drove away in the vehicle.  This incident occurred at 6701 S. Pulaski.

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