This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 1st (Central) and 2nd (Wentworth) Districts of robbery related incidents, which have occurred during the month of September. Recently, two to four offenders driving a gray four door vehicle approached the victims on the street or sidewalk. One offender displayed a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded property. The other offenders battered the victims and took their property.
08 Sep 18 - West Side Man Charged in String of Armed Robberies
Jackson was arrested by the Area Central Robbery- Burglary Tactical officers on September 8, 2018 on the 400 block of North Oakley Blvd. at approximately 6:25 a.m. Officers approached Jackson while he was riding a bicycle after he matched the description of the offender wanted in numerous armed robberies and an attempted criminal sexual assault that occurred in the 12th District. Jackson was later positively identified as the offender and was charged accordingly. No further information is available at this time.