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Police: At Least 7 Homes Burglarized In Belmont-Cragin In February

Seven burglaries have occurred between Feb. 6 and Feb. 24, Area North detectives said in a community alert issued Tuesday night.

03/04/2015

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Police Warn Of North Side Home Burglaries

Police are warning residents on the North Side after three recent home burglaries in the Lakeview and Uptown neighborhoods. In each incident, burglars entered apartments by force or through unlocked doors, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

03/02/2015

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Police: Robber Targeting Females In Wicker Park

Police issued an alert Sunday warning Wicker Park residents of a man who has robbed two women recently in the North Side neighborhood.

02/02/2015

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Police Warn Of Northwest Side Convenience Store Robberies

In multiple reported robberies between December and January, robbers either implied or displayed a weapon and stole cash or cartons of cigarettes, according to a business alert from Chicago Police.

01/23/2015

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Woman Raped In Wicker Park

A 25-year-old woman was walking in the 1700 block of West Pierce Avenue shortly before 2 a.m. Monday, when a man approached her from behind, grabbed her by the neck, and dragged her into an alley.

01/20/2015

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Police Warn Of Cell Phone Thefts On CTA Red Line Trains

In three incidents, the suspect grabs a cellphone from a person’s hand and runs off the train, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

01/16/2015

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Police Issue Alert After Northwest Side Convenience Store Robberies

In multiple reported robberies between December and January, robbers either implied or displayed a weapon and stole cash or cartons of cigarettes, according to a business alert from Chicago Police.

01/14/2015

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Armed Robberies Reported 20 Minutes Apart In Lakeview

Two armed robberies occurred about a half-mile apart Sunday afternoon in the Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side. The incidents happened in the 3700 block of North Wayne Avenue at 1:05 p.m., and 20 minutes later in the 3600 block of North Bosworth Avenue.

12/30/2014

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Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In Armour Square

In the reported incidents, two robbers have approached lone female victims, displayed a handgun and demanded their property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

12/30/2014

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Armed Robber Attacks Woman In Logan Square: Police

Chicago police have released a surveillance image from the attempted robbery and rape from early Wednesday.

12/19/2014

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Police Warn Of String Of Robberies Near University Of Chicago

There have been at least 10 holdups in a little more than two months on or near the school’s Hyde Park campus.

11/19/2014

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Police: Man Exposes Himself To Girls In Lincoln Park

The incidents happened twice in the 1900 block of North Orchard Street — about 7:15 p.m. on Oct. 10 and 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 21 — and once in the 1800 block of North Howe Street on Oct. 25.

10/28/2014

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Woman Standing On Porch Sexually Assaulted

The victim was smoking a cigarette on the porch about 5:50 p.m. at her home in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood when an unknown male wearing a partial ski mask and gloves grabbed her from behind.

10/27/2014

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Police Unveil Surveillance Picture Of Downtown Robber

In each case, the armed man took money, inventory or an employee’s personal property, Area Central detectives said in a business alert.

10/23/2014

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Police: Man Tried To Lure Girl Into Vehicle In Portage Park

About 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 30, a girl was near the intersection of Henderson and Cicero when she was approached by a man driving a black-colored car, according to an alert issued by Chicago Police. The man tried to talk to the girl — with the intention of luring her into the car — but she ignored the man and fled to safety.

10/07/2014

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Police: Man Groped Woman In Forest Glen

The victim was walking east in the 4300 block of West Peterson Avenue, when the man walked up behind her and slapped her on the buttocks, police said. The man then ran away, but as the female proceeded to walk back west, he came back and fondled her genital and breast areas

10/03/2014

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Police Warn Of Sexual Assault In Lincoln Park

Police said, sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, a 24-year-old woman was attacked while she was walking in the 2500 block of North Lincoln Avenue.

10/01/2014

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Police Warn Of Arson Fires In Lakeview

In an alert issued Monday night, police said vehicles and trash cans had been set on fire between June and September — the latest incident on Sept. 26. Alleyways are an apparent target, the alert said.

09/30/2014

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DePaul Warns Female Students After Phone Numbers Posted Online

DePaul University has issued a public safety alert on its Lincoln Park campus, after someone posted several female students’ phone numbers online without their permission.

09/23/2014

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Palos Park Police Issue Community Alert About Catalytic Converter Thefts

Thieves used electric saws to remove the catalytic converters from two vehicles at the Metra station at 123rd Street and 82nd Avenue on Thursday.

09/12/2014

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