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Business Alert
25 Oct 2017

Bureau of Detectives – Area North
Business Alert
Commercial Burglaries
017th District (Albany Park)
About the Crime:
There have been recent Commercial Burglaries in the 17th District. In these cases,
the unknown offender(s) used a cement block or concrete to break the glass door of
the business. The offender(s) then entered the business and took property and
Incident times and locations:
• 3200 Block of West Lawrence Avenue on October 10, 2017 at 10:00 pm.
• 3300 Block of North Elston Avenue on October 17, 2017 at 5:15 am.
• 3300 Block of West Lawrence Avenue on October 17, 2017 at 11:55 pm.
About the Offenders:
• Male White Hispanic, 20-30 years-old, hooded sweatshirt
• Male White Hispanic, 22-28 years-old, hooded sweatshirt
• Male black, 25-45 years-old 5’08-6’02, 200-250 pounds
What you can do:
• Be aware of this crime and alert other Businesses.
• Business owners should ensure that their business equipped with a working
video surveillance system and Burglar alarm.
• Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s)
including any vehicle description and license plate information as well as
direction of flight, if known.
• Contact Area North Detectives if you can provide any information on the above
If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area North
(312) 744-8263
JA-466534, JA-474111, JA-475361
Reference: P17-N-254 (BA)
October 25, 2017

27 Jun 2017

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Business Alert
Commercial Robberies
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
(312) 747-8380
JA317883, JA323177
Reference: P17-1-157
Alert #P17-1-157BA
June 27, 2017

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