Community Alert

A black 2014 Jeep Cherokee was stolen about 7:30 p.m. May 10 in the 400 block of North McClurg Court, police said. (Photo from Chicago Police)

Police Warn Of Streeterville Carjackings, Robbery

Police are asking for the public’s help in apprehending two men wanted in connection with a series of carjackings and a robbery in the Streeterville neighborhood in the last week.

05/14/2014

Police sketch of a man who police say broke into a Burbank home and tugged on a sleeping female's clothing. (Burbank Police)

Police: Man broke Into Burbank Home, Tugged On Sleeping Female’s Clothes

The victim was sleeping about 4:45 a.m. at her home in the 8300 block of Laporte Avenue when she was woken by a man “tugging on her shirt and pants,” according to a statement from Burbank police.

04/26/2014

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Police Warn Of Ruse Burglaries Targeting Elderly Residents On NW Side

In the reported incidents, one man typically approaches an elderly victim’s home and tries to use a ruse—such as construction work or damage to their garage—to distract the victim while another person enters the home to steal property, according to a community alert.

04/04/2014

This suspect is wanted in connection with attacks on women in Park Forest. (Park Forest Police)

Women Targeted In Series Of Attacks In Park Forest: Police

Someone’s attempting to grab women in south suburban Park Forest, and police are urging residents to be on the lookout.

03/20/2014

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Police: Woman Tried To Lure Child Outside Little Village School

Police are searching for a woman who grabbed a 9-year-old girl outside an elementary school on Friday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

03/17/2014

Surveillance video images of two men involved in knifepoint robberies on the Near North Side and South Loop on Jan. 26. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Warn Of Knifepoint Robberies At Convenience Stores

In each case, two offenders used a knife to take cash from the register and cashier’s wallet, according to an alert issued by Area Central detectives.

01/27/2014

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Police: Man Tried To Lure Girl, 9, Near Austin Elementary School

The man threatened to hurt her parents if she did not come with him, but the girl ran away and told an adult, police said in a community alert.

01/17/2014

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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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