Wednesday, July 13, 2011

South Loop Mugging Update

The following police report was passed along by the Prairie District Neighborhood Watch (PDNW). Please be on the alert when walking in and around the neighborhood.

Community Alert : Wanted for Strong Arm Robbery1st District

About This Crime
In these incidents, offenders exit a vehicle, approach the victims
from behind, knock them to the ground and take their valuables.  These
robberies have occurred within the following area:  from Roosevelt Rd.
to 18th St. and between Prairie Ave. and Michigan Ave.

About The Offenders

• Three to four male black offenders, 18 to 25 years old, 5'10" to
6'01" tall, 140 to 200 lbs., wearing dark clothing
• A female black, 16 to 19 years old, 5'08" to 5'10" tall, 120 to 130
lbs, has accompanied the offenders in at least one of the incidents

What You Can Do

• Be aware of your surroundings
• Travel in groups
• Do not display I-Pods, cell phones or anything of value as you are
• Contact the Chicago Police Department if you observe suspicious
activity at 911 or contact the Area 3 Robbery/Burglary/Theft Crimes

If you have any information about this incident,
Please call the Area 3 Detective Division at (312) 744-8263

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