About This Crime:
• On March 24, 2013, at approximately 3 p.m., a 13-year-old female was walking to a store located on the 2400 block of S. Springfield Ave when four male Hispanics inside of a parked vehicle began whistling and honking the horn at her. When the victim exited the store, the offenders continued to attempt to gain her attention in this way. The front passenger then gestured for the victim to come to the vehicle and not to run from them. The victim fled and the vehicle fled south on Springfield Ave toward 26th St. The windshield was cracked and the passenger side window was broken. About The Offenders:
• The offending vehicle was occupied by 4 male Hispanics in their late 20’s. The offenders were observed to be drinking bottles of Budweiser beer. Vehicle Description:
• A 4-door imported sedan, light blue in color.
• The windshield was cracked and the passenger side window was shattered. 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, and to home, 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 312-745-5900 for more information on this and other safety programs.