Police Alert: Robberies on the streets in the 12th District

Date: 
01/23/2019
MaskedRob

A series of robberies on the street from Dec. 25 To Jan. 22 has caused Chicago Police Department's 12th District to put out an alert. 

In Beats 1211, 1212 and 1221, offenders approach a victim on foot and demand their property. In some incidents they used force. 

The offenders flee from the scene and are reported to enter a small dark sedan, possibly a Ford Fusion. 

Incidents

  • 700 Block of N. Oakley Blvd., Tues., Dec. 25, 2018 between 7:25 and 7:35 a.m.
  • 2300 Block of W. Rice St., Sun., Jan. 6, at 5:45 p.m.
  • 2600 Block of W. Thomas St., Thurs., Jan. 17, at 12:00 a.m..
  • 1000 Block of N. Rockwell St., Thurs., Jan. 17, at 6:20 p.m.
  • 1000 Block of N. Rockwell St., Sat., Jan. 19, from 7:55 to 7:57 p.m.
  • 2200 Block of W. Rice St., Mon., Jan. 21, at 8:15 a.m.
  • 2100 Block of W. Iowa St., Tues., Jan. 22, at 7:18 p.m. 

Offenders
Each incident number is shown below with a description of the offender(s). 

JB566743 – Male, African American, 18 to 22, 5'11", weighting 150-170 pounds with brown eyes, medium brown complexion, wearing a black winter hat and black jacket.       JC107151 – Offender # 1: Male, African American, 18 to 20, 6' to 6'02", weighing 150 to180 pounds with short black hair, medium complexion, wearing a black jacket - Offender # 2: Unknown description. 

JC119819 – Offender # 1: Male, black, 18 to 25, 6', weighing 170 to 185 pounds, light brown complexion, black skull cap - Offender # 2: Male, African American, 18 to 25, 6', weighing 170 to 185 pounds, with light brown complexion. 

JC120783 – Offender # 1: Male African American - Offender # 2: Male, African American, wearing a black skull cap and black sweater. 

JC122966 – Offender # 1: Male, African American, 22, with dark complexion, wearing a black jacket - Offender # 2: Male, African American, 22, with dark complexion and wearing ablack overcoat. 

JC124133 – Offender # 1: Male, African American, 27 to 30, 6', weighing 190 pounds, with brown eyes, med black hair, black complexion - Offender # 2: Male, African American, 27 to 30. 

JC126026 – Male, African American, 20-25, 6'02" to 6'04", weighing 180 to 200 pounds, with medium complexion, black skull cap, black waist length coat, black pants and beige boots. 

What you can do

  • Always be aware of your surroundings
  • Report suspicious activity immediately
  • If you are confronted by an assailant remain calm
  • Remember any unique physical characteristics (scars, limp, acne, teeth, etc...)
  • Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to the police
  • If video surveillance equipment is present, please save a copy of the incident for investigating detectives
  • If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information
  • Dial 9-1-1 immediately and remain on scene when possible 

If you have any information about these crimes, please contact the Area Central Detectives at 312. 747.8380.

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