In each case, the suspects try to shoplift items, then use force or threaten store employees who confront them.
Police have issued an alert for people on the Southwest Side, about a home invader who tries to sexually assault women.
Police were seeking a man who has been ripping off cell phones and purses in and around a South Loop subway stop.
Police have issued an alert after a couple of late-night incidents in the River North area in which young men have punched people walking down the street, then robbed of money and cell phones.
Police were warning women in a trendy North Side neighborhood to take extra precautions, after a woman was brutally attacked while waiting for a bus.
A man is in critical condition after he was struck in a hit-and-run crash Sunday morning in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.
Even in the full light of day the fear is still there, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
Deputy Chief of Police Brian Budds says the goal appears to be “to lure these youths into the car and cause them harm.”
A suspect hid in the woman’s minivan while she was shopping inside the gas station and revealed himself once she drove away, forcing her to drive to various locations.
Police are asking for help finding the man suspected of trying to rape a woman after she got off a CTA Red Line train on the South Side last month.
The suspect entered the hair salons, placed a duffle bag on the counter, showed a handgun and announced a robbery, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.
Police are warning parents in the Back of the Yards about a man who tried to lure a teen boy into his car Tuesday.
A man grabbed a 13-year-old and sexually assaulted her in a vehicle Monday morning on the West Side, then drove her home and threatened to burn her house down if she didn’t get him money.
Police have issued a warning about a serious and disturbing attack on a child in the North Lawndale neighborhood.
Chicago police are warning children not to talk to strangers after a pair of attempted abductions in the Austin neighborhood.
Chicago Police are looking for a man who attempted to kidnap a young girl Wednesday evening in the Little Village neighborhood.
Police are searching for two young men who have robbed Red Line train commuters at gunpoint on the South Side.
Chicago Police have issued a community alert about the attempted kidnapping Tuesday of a girl on the Southwest Side.
The latest sexual assault was early Saturday morning on West Gladys Avenue.
Parents on the northern end of the Bronzeville neighborhood are on alert, after a man tried to lure a young girl on her way to school.