Community Alert

Robber Pepper Sprays Drugstore EmployeesThe robberies happened at 10:11 a.m. Dec. 24 in the 8700 block of South Stony Island; and 11 a.m. Jan. 15 in the 11000 block of South Western Avenue, according to a community alert from Area South detectives.
Police Warn Rogers Park Businesses Of Recent BurglariesTwo commercial burglaries have been reported in the neighborhood since Jan. 26, according to a community alert from police.
Police Warn Logan Square Businesses Of RobberiesIn each robbery, one or two suspects went into the business, approached the counter with an item to purchase, then demanded and took money from the register,
Police Warn Of Robberies In West Garfield ParkIn each robbery, one to two males threaten or use force to demand money from people, police said.
Police Warn Of West Ridge Armed RobberiesThe robber approached people from behind and pointed a gun at the victims’ heads while demanding they give everything they have, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. The suspect took a purse, cell phones, and money.
Police: Woman Abducted, Sexually Assaulted At Gunpoint In AshburnThe 30-year-old woman was walking eastbound on 83rd Street between Washtenaw and Talman about 1:30 a.m. when two men in a silver late-model Buick pulled up, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.
Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In Avondale, Logan SquareAt least three businesses have been robbed at gunpoint in the two neighborhoods since Sunday, according to a community alert from police.
Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In Lincoln ParkIn both robberies, two to three armed men exit a car late in the evening, approach victims on the street and demand money, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
Police: Group Of Burglars Targeting High-End Clothing Stores In Wicker ParkIn both incidents, seven to eight burglars made forcible entry to the clothing stores and removed a large quantity of merchandise, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
Police Warn About Thefts Of Unattended Running VehiclesPolice are warning residents about a series of auto thefts reported since November on the Near North Side and in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.
Taxi Drivers Robbed In Austin, West Garfield ParkIn three robberies, suspects “used force and threat of force” to take cell phones, wallets and money from drivers, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. In one incident, the robbers were armed with a knife.
Thefts From U.S. Postal Service Vans Prompts Community AlertA citywide series of thefts from U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicles, in which the robbers have gained access by punching or prying open the locks, has prompted a community alert from police.

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