About This Crime:
•This alert gives notice to residents of the Morgan Park (22nd) District of recent Theft from Vehicle incidents that occurred in the Beverly neighborhood. Unknown offender(s) have been walking in the area of 9200-11000, Oakley – Longwood, during the early morning hours, pulling on car door handles. When the offender finds an unlocked vehicle, he enters the cars taking property from within. There have been eight vehicles that have been entered in this area during August, occurring mostly between 2am-4am.
All vehicles where thefts occurred were unlocked.
About The Offenders:
•One victim reported observing a Male, African American, around 6’00 tall wearing his hair in dreadlocks, rummaging inside her car.
•Always remember to Lock your vehicle at all times.
•Do not keep anything of value in your vehicle that can be viewed from the outside, especially portable GPS units, cell phone chargers, purses, briefcases, loose change.
•Park your car in a secure garage or well-lit area.
•Consider installing an audible alarm in your vehicle.
•Be aware of this situation and alert neighbors in the area about this crime.
•Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of any suspicious people
including any vehicle description and license plate information.