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
JA-279587, JA-275127, JA-277840