Community Alert, Robbery, 18th District (Near North)
About the Crime: This alert gives notice to residents of the 18th District (Near North) of recently reported robberies. In each incident, the offenders approach the victims and grab their cell phones from their hands or strike the victims and take their cell phones.
These incidents have occurred in Beats 1812, 1813, 1814, and 1832.
Incident Times and Locations:
• 0-100 block of West Huron St., Monday, October 29, 2018 in the evening hours.
• 900 block of West Armitage Ave., Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in the evening hours.
• 1700 block of North Clark St., Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in the evening hours.
• 2000 N. Burling St., Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in the evening hours.
About the Offenders:
1-2 Male, African Americans, 5'08"-5'10", weighing 140-160 lbs., 15-18 years of age
What you can do:
• Always be aware of your surroundings.
• If confronted by an assailant, remain calm.
• Remember any unique physical characteristics (scars, tattoos, acne, limps, etc).
• Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of any suspicious people including any vehicle description and license plate information.
If you have any information, contact
Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
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