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26 May

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central

About the Crime:

This alert gives notice in the 012th District (Near West) of robbery incidents which have occurred during the month of May. In these incidents, the offender approaches a victim, displays or implies a handgun, demands/takes property and flees on foot. The incidents are listed below:

1300 Block of South Morgan Street on May 20, 2017 between 9:30-10:00 PM.
1300 Block of South Morgan Street on May 22, 2017 at 9:50 PM.
1400 Block of South Morgan Street on May 24, 2017 at 7:25 PM.

About the Offenders:

Offender is described as a Male black between 16-30 years of age, 5’06”-6’03”, 140-170lbs, short black hairstyle, red or black hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans
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, etc…)
• Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to the police
• If video surveillance equipment is present, please save a copy of the incident for investigating detectives
• 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) 747-8382

JA-279587, JA-275127, JA-277840
Reference: P17-1-127

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24 May

24 May 17 Robberies 18th District (P17-1-126)

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Community Alert
Armed Robberies
018th District
Near North
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to residents of the 18th (Near North) District of several
reported armed robberies. In each of the incidents, the offenders approach the
victims, produce a handgun, and forcibly demand property from the victims. The
offenders threaten to shoot the victims if they don’t comply. The offenders were seen
fleeing in a silver vehicle during one incident. All of the incidents have occurred on
Beat 1812.
Incident times and locations:
• 2300 block of North Halsted St., Monday, May 22, 2017 between 10:15-10:30pm.
• 600 block of West Webster Ave., Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10:15pm.
• 700 block of West Dickens Ave., Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 3:35pm.
• 600 block of West Webster Ave., Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 10:22pm.
• 500 block of West Belden Ave., Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 10:48pm.
• 500 block of West Fullerton Pkwy., Tuesday May 23, 2017 at 10:56pm
About the Offenders:
4 male, African Americans, described as 17-20 years of age, with heights ranging
from 5’02”-6’04”, and weighing 160-185lbs.
What you can do:
• Always be aware of your surroundings.
• If confronted by an assailant, remain calm.
• Remember any unique physical characteristics (scars, tattoos, acne, limps, etc).
• Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of any suspicious people
including any vehicle description and license plate information.
If you have any information, contact
Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
(312) 747-8380
JA275271, JA275677, JA276156, JA276667, JA276693, JA276723
P17-1-126 (CA)
May 24, 2017, 2017

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23 May

23 May 17-Community Alert 11th District-Wanted for Attempted Kidnapping Luring (JA 274124)

Bureau of Detectives-Area North
Community Alert
Wanted for Attempt Kidnapping / Child Luring
11th District (Harrison)
About This Crime
On Monday May 22, 2017, at approximately 7:35 A.M., a 13 year old female juvenile was
walking on the 4000 Block of West Jackson Street when a male black in a vehicle, called to her.
As she continued walking he stated, “hey I’m trying to holler at you, get in the car and I will take
you where you need to go”. The unknown offender continued to follow her and stepped out of
the vehicle and approached the victim. The victim, in fear, ran off to school where she alerted
the staff. The victim related that she observed the same vehicle again on May 23, 2017 at the
same location and time.
About The Offender
• The offender was described as a male black, approximately 30-40 years of age, 5’08” to
5’10”, 160-180 pounds, with dreadlock hair and a brown complexion. The victim could
not provide a clothing description.
• Driving a Blue colored, 4 door SUV.
What You Can Do
• Be aware of this situation and alert your neighbors.
• Call 911 to report any suspicious persons, vehicles or activity in your neighborhood.
• Do not let children walk alone. Identify safe havens along your child’s route to school,
such as businesses or trusted neighbors.
• Find out how to start a Parent Patrol or Walking School Bus Program at your child’s
school. Call the CAPS Implementation Office at 312-747-9987 for more information on
this and other safety programs.
If you have any information about this incident,
please call the Area North Bureau of Detectives at (312) 744-8266
Reference RD# JA274124
JA274124
May 23, 2017

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23 May
This alert gives notice to citizens of the 6th District (Gresham) on Beat 623 of robbery incidents that have occurred in recent weeks. During these incidents, unknown offender(s) have displayed firearms and demanded property from the victims or used force to take property without a weapon. For More Information Click Here
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22 May

22 May 17 Attempt Child Luring Comm Alert 8th District JA274691On Monday, May 22, 2017, at approximately 3:25 p.m. in the 2500 block of W. 59th St., an unknown offender attempted to lure a 12yr old female. The victim had just been dismissed from Morrill School located at 6011 S Rockwell and was walking to an ex-neighbor’s house located in the 5800 block of S. Artesian, when the offender approached her on the sidewalk and stated “You are cute.  Do you want to go to the store and buy something.”  The victim continued past the offender, to the neighbor’s house and knocked on the door for several minutes, but nobody was home.  The victim, who was standing on the porch, noticed the same offender standing on the corner of 58th St and Artesian watching her.  Offender fled in an unknown direction.

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21 May

21 May 17 – Community Alert-Child Luring 16th DistOn May 21, 2017, at approximately 5:20 p.m., the 6-year-old female juvenile was running southbound on the 5400 block of N. Neenah Ave when she noticed a silver or gray 4-door sedan vehicle with a male white driver pull up to her.  The unknown offender stated to the minor,” Are you ok? Do you want some candy? Come to the car and get in.”  The unknown offender became aware of the minor’s brother’s presence and fled from the location eastbound.  The minor was able to flee to her home in company of her two brothers, and alert her mother who called 911.

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17 May

17 May 17 – Community Alert 15th District Wanted for Attempt Child Luring 015th DistrictOn May 04, 2017 at, at approximately 7:30 a.m., the 12 year-old minor victim was walking on the 400 block of North Cicero. The unknown offender was standing in the alley and walked closer towards the victim. The offender looked up and down at the victim and said “hey, hey, come here”. The minor victim continued to walk away but the offender followed her to Ferdinand Street. As the offender got closer the victim in fear for her safety began to run until she caught up to her brother. The victim notified the school and her mother who called 911. The offender fled on foot in unknown direction.

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17 May

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Community Alert
Burglary
009th District (Deering)

About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 009th District (Deering) of burglary
incidents which have occurred during the month of May. In these incidents,
offender(s) gain entry by force into residences and take property from therein.
These incidents have occurred at various hours of the day in the general
geographical locations listed below:
Incident times and locations:
3000 Block of West 55th Street on May 4, 2017 between the hours of 08:00AM-
10:00AM.
5000 Block of South Rockwell Street on May 4, 2017 between the hours of 9:30AM-
4:00PM.
5300 Block of South Talman Avenue on May 5, 2017 between the hours of 9:00AM-
1:40PM.
5000 Block South Avenue on May 9, 2017 at 11:55AM.
What you can do:
• Keep the perimeter of your property well lit
• Report suspicious activity immediately
• Keep doors and windows secured
• Immediately repair any broken windows, doors or locks
• If video surveillance is available, save and make a copy of the incident for
investigating detectives.
• If you are a victim do not touch anything, call police immediately
• If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information
If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
(312) 747-8382
JA-250296, JA-250610, JA-251829, JA-256632
(Reference: PATTERN # P17-1-123)
Alert P17-1-123CA
May 17, 2017

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