Wanted for Armed Robbery
2nd (Wentworth) District
About These Crimes
This alert gives notice to residents of the 2nd District (Wentworth) of recent robbery incidents. Incidents have been recorded during the month of January in the vicinity of:
· 4500 block of S. Forrestville Ave.
· 5000 block of S. Indiana Ave.
· 00 – 99 block of E. 48th St.
· 5000 block of S. Michigan Ave.
· 5500 block of S. Wentworth Ave.
In the reported incidents, offender(s) approached the victims and displayed a blue steel handgun or implied that they had a weapon and committed a robbery.
About The Offenders
· 5 male blacks, late teens, dark clothing armed with a blue steel handgun (HW-118757)
· 3 male blacks, late teens, driving a black van, armed with a blue steel revolver (HW-118709)
· Female black, 25-years-old, male black 25 – 30 years old, driving a blue Chevy Lumina, weapon implied (HW-119970)
· Male black 27-years-old, armed a blue steel handgun (HW-123011)
· 5 male blacks, late teens, driving a white Cadillac Escalade (HW-123896)
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 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 about this incident,
Please call the Area Central Bureau of Detectives at (312) 747-8380
Reference – RD# – HW-118757, HW-118709, HW-119970, HW-123011, HW-123896