A 19-year-old woman was jogging shortly after midnight Wednesday morning in the 6500 block of South Artesian Avenue, when a man wearing a black hoodie approached her, and flashed a handgun, police said. The man then forced her into a gangway, and sexually assaulted her.
A man, thought to be in his late teens or early 20s, attempted to sexually assault a woman in the 900 block of West Van Buren Street at 12:18 a.m. after following her as she rode the Blue Line from the Lake station.
The 12-year-old boy was walking to school in the 2100 block of West Farragut Avenue last week when the driver of a white cargo van parked on the street asked the boy to come into his vehicle.
In each incident, someone entered apartments during daytime hours and took property from inside, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
The incident occurred Thursday morning in the 5400 block of West Roscoe Street, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Police are asking for the public’s help in apprehending two men wanted in connection with a series of carjackings and a robbery in the Streeterville neighborhood in the last week.
The victim was sleeping about 4:45 a.m. at her home in the 8300 block of Laporte Avenue when she was woken by a man “tugging on her shirt and pants,” according to a statement from Burbank police.
In the reported incidents, one man typically approaches an elderly victim’s home and tries to use a ruse—such as construction work or damage to their garage—to distract the victim while another person enters the home to steal property, according to a community alert.
Someone’s attempting to grab women in south suburban Park Forest, and police are urging residents to be on the lookout.
Police are searching for a woman who grabbed a 9-year-old girl outside an elementary school on Friday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
In each case, two offenders used a knife to take cash from the register and cashier’s wallet, according to an alert issued by Area Central detectives.
The man threatened to hurt her parents if she did not come with him, but the girl ran away and told an adult, police said in a community alert.
The 14-year-old girl was walking in the 2500 block of West Morse Avenue about 8:45 p.m. when a man in a dark-colored four-door vehicle stopped and asked her if she wanted a ride.
Boys between the ages of 10 and 16 are approaching citizens and forcibly taking away their cell phones or money, a statement from police said.
Police say a girl who claimed to be sexually assaulted Monday has recanted her story.
A woman and her two children who were missing have been located, according to Chicago Police.
A man approached the child in a red or maroon SUV and told her, “I have candy. If you want some, get in,” according to a Chicago Police Department community alert issued Friday.
The suspect approaches victims on the sidewalk, pulls out a revolver handgun and demands property, police say.
The male suspect has a well-defined scar running down his left cheek, according to a community alert issued Monday by the Chicago Police Department.
The man approaches victims in a tan SUV, pulls over to talk to people on the sidewalk and identifies himself as an agent or “Officer Franklin,” according to a community alert from Area South detectives.