On April 24, 2017 at approximately 4:30 a.m., a 28-year-old female was walking eastbound on the 7900 block between S. Michigan & Wabash, when an unknown offender approached her from behind and forced her into the alley. The offender then displayed a knife and dragged the victim to the rear of the 7800 block of South Michigan where he sexually assaulted and robbed her. For more information click here.
On April 30, 2017 at approximately 9:10 p.m. a 31-year-old female was walking southbound on the 4300 block of North Campbell when she was approached from behind by an unknown offender, described as a male black wearing a dark colored sweatshirt. The offender produced a handgun and demanded the victim’s property. The offender then ordered the victim into the alley on the 2400 block of W. Pensacola where he sexually assaulted her. The offender then fled westbound in the alley.
01 May 17 – Community Alert – Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault with a Handgun – 19th Dst
Bureau of Detectives – Area North
Attempt Child Luring
(25th District – Grand Central)
About This Crime
On April 20, 2017 at about 1:30 p.m., a male subject was seen parking his vehicle on
4800 block of W. Shakespeare Ave. near school grounds during recess. The grounds
are bordered by a wrought iron fence. The male stood by his car with the driver’s door
open, watching the children for several minutes. The male began to make a beckoning
gesture with his hand, trying to get a male preschool student’s attention. Two school
employees, who had been monitoring the male offender, then walked towards him. The
male ran to the open driver’s door, and drove west on Shakespeare Ave., then north on
Lamon Ave., running the corner stop sign as he sped away.
About the Offender
Male White Hispanic, 36-45 year-old, about 5’6″ in height, weighing about 160 lbs., with
dark brown shoulder-length curly hair. Subject wore a black jacket, and a dark baseball
cap. No facial hair or glasses were seen.
About the Offender’s Vehicle
• Green colored older model four door sedan.
What You Can Do
• Call 911 to report any suspicious persons or activity.
• Walk in pairs.
• Don’t talk to strangers or approach strange vehicles.
• Be aware of your surroundings and travel in well lit and populated areas.
If you have any information about this incident, please call
Area North Bureau of Detectives at (312) 744-8200
Anonymous Tips can be submitted to TIPSOFT.COM
Reference – RD# JA232256
Alert # JA232256
April 24, 2017
This alert gives notice to the residents of the 12th District (Near West) of Motor Vehicle Theft related incidents which have occurred during the month of April. During these incidents, the offenders rear-ended the victim’s vehicles while in traffic. Once the victim exited their vehicle to assess the situation/damage, a second offender entered the victim’s driver side door and fled with the vehicle.
About This Crime
On April 3, 2017, at approximately 8:20 p.m. on the 2600 block of S. Wentworth Avenue, an unknown male offender grabbed the 63-year-old female victim from behind, pulled the victim’s pants down and groped her.
About This Crime
On Monday, January 30, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a white colored Toyota Corolla was traveling northbound on Central Park Avenue was struck by a silver colored Oldsmobile Silhouette minivan traveling eastbound on Garfield Square Drive at a high rate of speed.
Area Central Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance regarding a Strong-Arm Robbery incident which occurred on October 26, 2016 at approximately 12:00 p.m. on the CTA Redline train at Clybourn. As the train was in motion, this female black approached the victim and tried to take her cell phone by force. When this female offender was unsuccessful in taking the victims cell phone, she then pulled the victim by the hair causing the victim to fall from her seat in an attempt to drag the victim from the train. The offender then fled at the Clybourn stop with two other female blacks and one female white.
This update, based on these recently acquired video stills, reminds retail, restaurant, and office building management operating in the 001st District (Central), of an unknown offender who is forcibly entering office buildings through main floor retail stores or restaurants. The offender is forcing open revolving doors or windows with the intent to take laptop computers, cameras, cell phones and other electronics. The offender has breached street level doors during the daytime, then returned hours later to complete the burglary.