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17 Jul
17 Jul 18 - 3rd District- Community Alert- Attempt Child Luring (P18-1-214)

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

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.

10 Jul

10 Jul 18 12th District P18-1-204CA Hijacking in 012 CA
This alert gives notice to residents of the 012th District (Near West) of recently reported aggravated vehicular hijackings on beats 1214 and 1232.  In one incident a valet driver was parking a vehicle when he was approached by two offenders who displayed handguns, struck the victim, took the victim’s phone, and stole the vehicle.  In the other incident, the victim parked a car and was approached by 5 offenders.  One displayed a handgun; all entered the vehicle and fled the scene.

8 Jul
08 Jul 18-Community Alert-1st District-Robberies P18-1-198CA

This alert gives notice to citizens in the 1st District of robbery related incidents which have occurred during the month of July.  In these incidents the offender who was in a wheelchair approached the citizen(s) on the public way and asked for change or cigarettes. As the citizen(s) complied, other offenders then attacked the citizen(s) and took personal property. These incidents have occurred during the morning hours in the general geographical locations listed below: