About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens in the 009th District (Deering) of an increase in robbery related incidents have occurred during the month of April. In these incidents, offenders approach victim, display multiple weapons and take property. Incident times and locations are listed below:
5200 Block of S. Princeton Ave. on April 7, 2013 at approximately 2:45 PM.
4800 Block of S. Wells St. on April 16, 2013 at approximately 4:10 PM.
About the Offenders:
Offender descriptions vary, but are generally described as: 2-3 Male,Black offenders, 20-25 years of age, 5’6″-5’9″, 145-160 lbs.
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 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 Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Central (312) 747-8380