This Business Alert serves to inform businesses of three recent robberies that have occurred in the 25th District (Grand Central). In all three of these incidents, the pictured offender has entered the businesses, displayed a handgun, and announced a robbery.
Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
003rd District Grand Crossing
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to businesses in the 003rd District (Grand Crossing) of robbery
incidents which have occurred during the month of June. In these incidents, the
offenders entered small retail cell phone stores, displayed a handgun, removed
items and money. Incident times and locations are listed below:
7100 Block on S. Wabash Ave. on June 22, 2017 at approximately 11:58 AM.
200 Block of E. 71st on June 26, 2017 at approximately 11:40 A.M.
About the Offenders:
Offender descriptions vary, but are generally described as:
1-3, Male/Black offenders, 5’10”- 6’00”, 150-200lbs.
What you can do:
• Always be aware of your surroundings
• Report suspicious activity immediately
• If you are confronted by an assailant remain calm
• Remember any unique physical characteristics (scars, limp, acne, teeth,
• If a surveillance system is present, please save and make a copy of the
incident for investigating detectives
• Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to the police
• If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information
• Dial 9-1-1 immediately and remain on scene when possible
If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
June 27, 2017