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Police: Man Tried To Sexually Assault Girl, 14

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.

01/17/2014

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Police Warn Of Robberies On Near South Side

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.

12/05/2013

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Police: Teen Girl Recants Story Of Sexual Assault

Police say a girl who claimed to be sexually assaulted Monday has recanted her story.

12/03/2013

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Missing Mom, 2 Kids Located

A woman and her two children who were missing have been located, according to Chicago Police.

11/29/2013

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Man Tries To Lure Girl, 9, Into SUV With Promise Of Candy: 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.

11/29/2013

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Police Issue Alert After Five Armed Robberies On Southwest Side

The suspect approaches victims on the sidewalk, pulls out a revolver handgun and demands property, police say.

11/28/2013

This is a sketch of a suspected rapist who attacked a woman in Lakeview early Sunday. (CBS)

Sketch Of Suspect Released In Lakeview Sexual Assault

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.

11/04/2013

A Mercury Mountaineer similar to the one used in South Shore robberies by a man pretending to be a federal officer. (Photo from Chicago Police)

Man Posing As Federal Agent Robbing People On South Side

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.

09/27/2013

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Police Warn Of Robberies In West Loop

The victims are distracted, sucker punched, and then robbed of smart phones, purses or wallets.

09/25/2013

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Police: Burglars Strike Five Near West Side Businesses

In each case, the suspects smash windows to enter businesses, then take items inside, according to an alert issued by Near West District police.

09/17/2013

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Antioch Police Warn Of Luring Attempts Near High School

Two Antioch High School students reported a man in his 60s calling out to them to stop and come to his location, in separate incidents.

09/09/2013

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Police Issue Community Alert About ATM Robberies

Police are warning bank customers to be careful, after a string of robberies at ATMs on the South Side.

09/06/2013

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Man Tries To Lure Girl Into Vehicle In McKinley Park

The 14-year-old girl was walking south on Wood Street from Archer Avenue when a vehicle pulled along side her and a man began talking to her and asked for her phone number and address.

09/05/2013

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Two Passersby Help Woman Escape From Rape Attempt Near Midway

Two good samaritans were able to help an 18-year-old woman fight off a man who tried to rape her near Midway International Airport earlier this week.

08/15/2013

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Police Warn Of Robberies In Grand Boulevard

The suspects rob their victims by showing a handgun or using force, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.

08/07/2013

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Suspects Sought In Chicago Lawn Robberies

The suspects approach the victims from behind, strike them with blunt objects and steal property.

08/07/2013

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Man Tries To Drag Woman Into Vehicle

The 33-year-old woman was walking near Elston Avenue and Pulaski Road when the man, in a red vehicle, began talking to and following her

08/01/2013

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Police Warn Of Robberies Along Lakefront In Kenwood

Police were warning people who use the Lakefront Trail in the Kenwood neighborhood to be cautious, after a string of robberies along the path.

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Police: Group Robbed 3 Loop Stores Since June

In each case, the suspects try to shoplift items, then use force or threaten store employees who confront them.

07/24/2013

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Police Warn Of Home Invasions, Rape Attempts In Marquette Park

Police have issued an alert for people on the Southwest Side, about a home invader who tries to sexually assault women.

07/23/2013

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