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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.
Police: Three Galewood Homes Burglarized In Last WeekBurglars broke through doors or used unlocked windows to get in, according to a community alert issued Thursday by Grand Central District detectives.
Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In AustinBoth robberies happened in the 6000 block of West North Avenue, police said. One robbery happened about 8:35 p.m. Nov. 12, while the other happened about 8:45 p.m. Nov. 13.
Police Warn Of West Side BurglariesIn the four burglaries, the suspect forced into a residence and took televisions, computers, cash, jewelry, and personal items, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
Police Warn Of Violent Robberies In EnglewoodIn each incident, a robber punches or pushes a female or younger male to the ground before taking their property, such as purses, phones and money, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
Police: Teens On Bikes Robbing People In North CenterAbout 10:15 p.m. on Oct. 2, four teens riding 10-speed bicycles rode up to a person in the 3200 block of North Campbell Avenue and demanded their cell phone, according to a community alert from Town Hall District detectives.
Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted Near Bus Stop
Police Warn Of Home Burglaries On Far South SideIn three incidents, the burglars entered or attempted to enter a home through a window that was broken by a thrown object, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. During two of the burglaries, small electronics and clothing items were taken.
Police: Pizza Delivery Drivers Robbed In Morgan ParkThe robberies both occurred in the 10700 block of South Loomis Street, according to an alert from Area South detectives. The first occurred on Sept. 23 and 8:45 p.m. and the second on Sept. 24 at 4 p.m.
Missing Brothers Found SafeJamil Nash, 10, and Jamir Nash, 7, had last been seen around 4 p.m. Monday outside Chopin Elementary School, at the corner of Campbell Avenue and Iowa Street, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. Tuesday afternoon, police said the boys had been found safe.
Chicago Police Warn Of Violent South Loop RobberiesIn both cases, two males walked up to people on the sidewalk and punched or knocked them to the ground, police said.
Police Warn Lake County Residents Of Recent Ruse BurglaryPolice said this type of crime seems to be more frequent over the last few years, and most often targets elderly residents.
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