About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens and businesses in the Chicago Lawn District (8th) of an increase in robberies that have occurred during the month of May. In these
incidents, an offender is entering businesses or confronting patrons outside of businesses, displaying a dark-colored handgun and demanding money. Incident
times and locations are listed below:
5800 Block of S. Archer Ave. on May 3, 2013 at approximately 7:19 PM.
4600 Block of S. Cicero Ave. on May 8, 2013 at approximately 9:40 PM.
About the Offenders:
The offender’s description varies, but he is generally described as: Male/Black, 28-40 years of age, 5’11”-6’3″, 170-190 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…)
• Save video surveillance footage for later review
• 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