Community Alert Wanted for Residential Burglaries South Chicago


About This Crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens of the 004th District (South Chicago) an increase in reported residential burglaries. During the month of August, six residential burglaries were reported in the area extending from East End Ave and Constance between 76th and 79th Street. In each of these incidents, the offenders gained access to the residence via a side or rear window.

Below is additional information regarding the dates, times, and locations of these

7600 block of South Constance Ave on 02 August 2015 between 3:00 and 6:00 p.m.
7900 block of South Ridgeland Ave on 07 August 2015 between 3:00 and 4:30 p.m.
7600 block of South Cregier Ave on 13 August 2015 at approximately 11:16 a.m.
7600 block of South Ridgeland Ave on 15 August 2015 between 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m.
7700 block of South Cregier Ave on 15 August 2015 at approximately 4:06 p.m.
7700 block of South East End Ave on 18 August 2015 at between 4:45 and 10:15 p.m.

About the Offenders:
The offenders in this incident are described as being one to two male, black offenders approximately 16-18 years of age.

Safety Tips:
Report suspicious persons, vehicles, and activities immediately Ensure video equipment/surveillance cameras are on, functional, and recording Ensure all doors are properly secured Ensure the premise is well light If you are confronted by an assailant, remain calm Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide 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.

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