Chicago: Community alert robberies in District 9th

Chicago: Community alert robberies in District 9th

About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens in the 009th District (Deering) of an increase in robbery related incidents have occurred during the month of March and April. In these incidents, victims are approached by offenders who display a black handgun and take property. Incident times and locations are listed below:

5400 Block of S. Kedzie Ave. on March 29, 2013 at approximately 2:00 AM.
4700 Block of S. Kedzie Ave. on April 2, 2013 at approximately 10:32 AM.

About the Offenders:
Offender descriptions vary, but are generally described as: 2-3 Male/White Hispanic offenders, 17-30 years of age, 5’7″-5’10”, 150-180 lbs.

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 (312) 747-8380

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