About This Crime:
•This alert gives notice to citizens of the 004th District (South Chicago) of two reported armed robberies involving similarly described offenders which occurred along 83rd Street. In each instance, the victim was approached by multiple armed offenders and robbed. Listed below are the dates, times, and locations of these
•1100 block of East 83rd Street on 21 August 2015 between 8:00 and 9:15 p.m.
•8300 block of South Dorchester Avenue on 24 August 2015 at approximately 9:25 p.m.
About the Offender:
•The offenders are described as two to three male, blacks 19-25 years of age, who are approximately 5’06”-6’00” and weigh between 130-200 lbs.
•Always be aware of your surroundings
•Attempt to travel in well-lit areas and, if possible, in the company of others
•Report suspicious activity immediately
•If you are confronted by an assailant, remain calm
•Remember any unique physical characteristics (scars, limps, acne, teeth, tattoos, etc…)
•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