This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 003rd District (Grand Crossing) of an increase in Motor Vehicle Thefts that has occurred during the month of August. In the incidents, victim(s) park their vehicle overnight and find their vehicle missing when they return. The incidents have occurred at the following locations and times:
• 7000 block of South Dante Ave, between August 2nd, 2013 at approx. 7:30pm and August 4th, 2013 at approx. 6:00pm
• 6700 block of South Cornell Ave, between August 3rd, 2013 at approx. 1:00pm and August 6th, 2013 at approx. 12:45am
• 1400 block of East 69th Place, August 7th, 2013 between 03:00am and 4:30am
• 7000 block of South Euclid Ave, August 12th, 2013 between 12:30am and 8:30am
What you can do:
• Always be aware of your surroundings
• Report suspicious activity immediately
• Make sure your doors are locked and that you have your keys.
• Don’t leave important items in plain view.
• Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to the 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