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.
This alert gives notice to the residents and restaurant business owners in the 5th District of recent robberies/thefts of food delivery drivers that have occurred particularly on Beat 533. In these incidents, the unknown offender(s) called for food delivery and when the delivery person arrived, one to three offenders snatched the victim’s cell phone and money and fled or battered the victim and took his property.
community alert 22nd district
On December 1, 2018 at approximately 6:10 pm an unknown male black wearing a black coat, blue jeans and driving a dark blue work van exited his vehicle and asked victim a female adult if she had a light. The unknown male black then began to touch the victim and attempted to drag her into his van. The offender was distracted by an approaching vehicle, the lady driving this vehicle asked offender what he was doing to the victim, at which time the victim was able to break free and run home. This incident occurred in the 22nd District.
25 Nov 18 - Armed Robbery Community Alert 5 and 7th District
This alert gives notice to two recent Armed Robberies that have occurred within the boundaries of the 5th & 7th Districts. In these cases, victims had just purchased televisions from big box stores located in the Pullman & Auburn Gresham neighborhoods. When victims were unloading their vehicle at their residences, three male offenders exited a vehicle, displayed handguns and took the merchandise. It is possible the offenders followed the victims from the store parking lots, after watching them load the televisions into their cars.
19 Nov 18-Community Alert-5th DistrictThefts
This alert gives notice to the residents of the 005th District that offender(s) utilizes mobile applications, Offer up and Letgo, to lure the sellers to a location for the purpose of purchasing an iPhone. The offender then asks to inspect the iPhone at which time the offender snatches the phone and runs off without paying for it.
19 Nov 18-Community Alert-5th District Garage Burglaries
This alert gives notice to the residents of the 5th District that there has been an increase in garage burglaries on Beat 523. Unknown offender(s) are breaking into garages by forcible gaining entry via the garage side door or overhead door and removing lawn equipment, tools, etc.
19 Nov 18-5th District Residential Burglary
This alert gives notice to the residents of the 005th District that there has been a steady increase in residential burglaries on Beat 511. Unknown offender(s) gain entry via side/rear window or kick in the side door/rear door to gain access
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.
18 Nov 18-4th District Community Alert-Residential Burglaries
This alert gives notice to five recent residential burglaries that have occurred within the boundaries of the 4th District (South Chicago) in the Avalon Park/Marynook neighborhood on Beat 412. In these cases, an unknown offender entered houses through a window and removed jewelry from within.