About This Crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens of the 004th District (South Shore) of commercial burglaries in which the offenders have gained access to the location by creating a hole in wall of a neighboring retail establishment. Listed below is additional information regarding the dates, times, and locations of these incidents.
•8100 block of South Stony Island Avenue on 14 March 2015 at approximately 7:00 p.m.
•8100 block of South Stony Island Avenue between 11:00 p.m. on 14 March and 11:00 a.m. on March 16 2015
•1600 block of East 87th Street on 22 July 2015 at approximately 1:30 a.m.
•2400 block of East 75th Street on 07 August 2015 at approximately 8:00 p.m.
•1300 block of East 87th Street on 18 August 2015 at approximately 5:00 a.m.
•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