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Chicago Police Warn Of Violent South Loop Robberies

In both cases, two males walked up to people on the sidewalk and punched or knocked them to the ground, police said.

08/24/2015

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Police Warn Lake County Residents Of Recent Ruse Burglary

Police said this type of crime seems to be more frequent over the last few years, and most often targets elderly residents.

06/15/2015

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Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In Irving Park

Both robberies occurred in the 4300 block of North Francisco Avenue, according to an alert from Area North detectives. The first was on May 27 at 2:50 a.m., while the second occurred on June 7 at 3:50 p.m.

06/10/2015

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Three Robbers Target President Obama’s Kenwood Neighborhood

The holdups could be part of a coordinated effort to target men over social media, sources tell CBS 2.

06/08/2015

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ATMs Stolen From Five West Side Businesses

Five commercial burglaries have been reported in which multiple suspects have forcibly entered a business through the front door and removed an ATM, according to Chicago Police. In two instances, they also pulled the electric meter from the rear of the store to disable surveillance and alarm systems.

06/04/2015

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Armed Robbers Hit Two Chicago Lawn Businesses

The robberies were reported on May 19 about 9:48 p.m. in the 2900 block of West 63rd Street and again on June 1 about 2:37 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Kedzie, according to an alert from Area Central detectives.

06/04/2015

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Police Warn Of Austin Robberies

Police are warning residents about a series of robberies targeting lone female victims reported this month in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

05/28/2015

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Missing Austin Teen Found Safe

Abrianna Kirk, who goes by “Bri,” was missing from her home near Augusta and Menard since about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police. Police said Thursday morning that Abrianna had been found safe.

05/07/2015

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Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In Bronzeville

Two men with a handgun have walked up to people and taken their property, according to a community alert from Wentworth District Chicago Police.

04/22/2015

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Police: Man Robbed 3 Taxi Drivers At Gunpoint

The robberies occurred about 6:40 p.m. in the 400 block of South Clinton; about 7:20 p.m. in the 500 block of South Clinton; and about 8 p.m. in the 200 block of South Dearborn, according to police.

04/10/2015

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Robbers Set Up Roadblock To Target Drivers In Fuller Park

Police said the robbers used a prop in at least two holdups in the Fuller Park neighborhood. They set up a road construction barrel in the street, and when a motorist gets out of his or her car to move it aside, the robbers pounce.

03/31/2015

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Man Tries To Sexually Abuse Boy At Rainbow Beach: Police

The boy was not hurt, and was able to run away after punching the man in the genitals, according to a community alert issued by Chicago Police.

03/26/2015

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Police: Man Tried To Lure Girls With Candy Outside Austin School

The sisters, ages 6 and 9, were leaving the after-school program at Hay Community Academy, 1018 N. Laramie Ave., at 4:45 p.m. when a man standing next to a white van asked them, “Hi girls, do you want some candy?” according to a community alert from Area North detectives.

03/23/2015

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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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