Business Alert Commercial Burglaries

About the Crime:
There have been two recent Commercial Burglaries of Restaurants in the 017th District. In these cases, an unknown offender shattered the front glass door with a hammer, and entered the restaurants. In one incident the offender took the cash register but in the incident that occurred on August 18th, the offender noticed the cash register drawer was open and empty, and did not take any property.

Incident times and locations:
• 3500 Block of N Cicero Ave, August 18, 2015, at approx. 2:38 am
•6000 Block of N Cicero Ave, between 10:30 pm August 20 and 6 am August 21, 2015

About the Offenders:
A Male Hispanic, approximately 20-30 years old, 5’06”-5’09”, 175-200 lbs, with short black hair, wearing a Black T shirt and Jeans, is seen on video in one case.

What you can do:
Be aware of this crime and alert other businesses
Business owners should ensure that their businesses are equipped with a working video surveillance system
Do not leave cash in cash register drawers overnight
Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s) including any vehicle description and license plate information as well as direction of flight, if known
Contact Area North Detectives if you can provide any information on the above incidents

If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area North (312) 744-8263

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