Robberies/Vehicular Hijackings 8th District (Chicago Lawn)
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens in the 8th District (Chicago Lawn) of an increase in
robberies that occurred during the month of April. In these incidents, one offender
approaches the victim and displays a handgun while the others act as lookout/driver.
Property and/or vehicles are taken. Incident times and locations are listed below:
• 6100 Block of S. Campbell Ave. on April 7, 2013 at approximately 1:25 AM.
• 6100 Block of S. Artesian Ave. on April 27, 2013 at approximately 8:00 AM.
• 2200 Block of W. 63rd St. on April 29, 2013 at approximately 3:10 AM.
About the Offenders:
Offender descriptions vary, but are generally described as:
2 or 3 Male/Black offenders, 18-24 years of age, 5’4″-5’8″, 160-190 pounds.
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,
• 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