About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to the residents of the 012th District (Near West) of robbery related incidents which have occurred during the month of June. In these incidents, 1-2 offenders approach victims and take property by means of physical force. A weapon was implied in one incident. Incident times and locations are listed below: 1200 Block of S. Racine Ave. on June 25, 2013 at approximately 9:33 PM.
1200 Block of S. Blue Island Ave. on June 26, 2013 at approximately 1:00 PM.
About the Offenders:
Offender descriptions vary, but are generally described as: 1-2 Male/Black offenders, 16-25 years of age, 5’10”-5’11”, 140-145 lbs. with Brown eyes and Black hair.
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