This alert gives notice to citizens in the 8th District (Chicago Lawn) of robbery incidents which have occurred during the months of March/April. In these incidents, the offender(s) approached the victims on the sidewalk, while armed with a handgun, and announced a robbery.
This alert gives notice to recent residential burglaries in Auburn Gresham, beat 621. In most of these incidents, the offender(s) gained access into the premises through a rear window or door while the residents were at work. The offender (s) then rummaged through the residence and took property from within.
On April 1, 2019, at approximately 7:15 a.m., a 14 year-old female was at the CTA bus stop, located on the 4200 block of North Kimball Ave., when a vehicle containing two male occupants stopped. The passenger opened his door, pulled down his pants, thus exposing himself and instructed the female to get into the vehicle. The victim ignored the request and the vehicle drove off Southbound on Kimball Ave.
This alert gives notice of commercial burglaries to restaurants, convenience stores, and storage facilities. The method of entry has varied based on the structure. The offender made access through roof vents at single story structures and pried/broke doors and windows on larger commercial buildings. Once inside, the offender demolished walls to gain access to registers and offices when necessary. The registers were pried open and an unknown amount of US currency was taken, along with other property.