Chicago: Community Alert Theft of Motor Vehicles


 Theft from Motor Vehicles

Theft from Motor Vehicles 002nd District (Wentworth)

About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 002nd District (Wentworth) of an increase in theft from motor vehicle related incidents occurring during the month of April. Unknown offender(s) shatter vehicle window and take property that is left in plain view such as laptops, cell phones, purses, backpacks, etc. Incidents have occurred in the vicinity of:

4100 block of South Ellis
700 block of East 41st street
4500 block of South Drexel
4500 block of South Evans
4600 block of South Drexel
1300 block of East 47th Street
4700 block of South Forrestville

About the Offenders: Unknown

What you can do:
• Don’t leave items of value in your vehicle
• Park your vehicle in a well lit location
• Report suspicious activity immediately
• Always secure you doors and windows and immediately repair any broken windows, doors or locks
• 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 please contact the

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
(312) 747-8384

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