Chicago Central Community Alert

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About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens in the 010th District of an increase in robbery related incidents that have occurred during the month of August. Two unknown male black offender(s) driving various different vehicles drive to a residential area, park their vehicle within the residential area and begin to walk in the neighborhood. In one of the incidents the offender(s) then observe and approach a lone male Hispanic individual. The offender(s) then forcefully display a weapon and point it at the victim demanding the victim’s personal belongings. Offender then flees area in a vehicle. The victim a male 76 sustained a gunshot wound to the right thigh during the incident.

Incident times and locations are listed below:

2800 S. Pulaski Ave. at approximately between 10-11pm on19 August 2015
2800 S. Komensky Ave.at approximately between 3-4pm on 20 August 2015
2700 S. Karlov Ave.at approximately between 5-6pm on 23 August 2015
2700 S. Karlov Ave. at approximately between 5-6pm on 23 August 2015

About the Offenders:
Offender descriptions vary, but are generally described as:

Two Male Black 20-25 years old, 5’08-6’0, 150-170 lbs, thin built, black hair, short hair style, one offender was wearing glasses, and the other had a birth mark above his lip.

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…)
• 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 010th District Property Crimes (312) 747-7013

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