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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.


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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


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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.

CBS 2–07/26/2013

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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.


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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.


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Cops Warn About Robber Who Hit Red Line Subway Stop

Police were seeking a man who has been ripping off cell phones and purses in and around a South Loop subway stop.


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Police Warn Of Muggings In River North

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.


A woman waiting at this bus stop in West Town was dragged into a nearby gangway and raped around 5 a.m. Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Police Warn About Rape Near Bus Stop In West Town

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.


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Man Critically Injured In Lawndale Hit-And-Run

A man is in critical condition after he was struck in a hit-and-run crash Sunday morning in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.


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Northwest Side Neighborhood On Alert After 2 Women Attacked

Even in the full light of day the fear is still there, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.


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Western Springs Police: Couple Tried To Lure Youngsters

Deputy Chief of Police Brian Budds says the goal appears to be “to lure these youths into the car and cause them harm.”


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Woman Abducted From Gas Station, Raped And Robbed: Police

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.


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Police Seek Man Who Tried To Rape Woman Near Garfield Red Line Stop

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.


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Suspect Sought In Lincoln Park Hair Salon Robberies

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.


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Police Warn Residents After Child Abduction Attempt

Police are warning parents in the Back of the Yards about a man who tried to lure a teen boy into his car Tuesday.


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Police: Man Sexually Assaulted, Threatened 13-Year-Old Girl

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.


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Police Issue Community Alert After Girl Abducted, Raped On Way To School

Police have issued a warning about a serious and disturbing attack on a child in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2012

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Austin On Alert After Attempted Abductions

Chicago police are warning children not to talk to strangers after a pair of attempted abductions in the Austin neighborhood.


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Police Search For Man Who Tried To Kidnap Girl, 8, In Little Village

Chicago Police are looking for a man who attempted to kidnap a young girl Wednesday evening in the Little Village neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

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Suspects Sought In Red Line Robberies On South Side

Police are searching for two young men who have robbed Red Line train commuters at gunpoint on the South Side.