Alert: Car break-ins in 14th District


A cluster of car break-ins during the beginning of July prompted this alert  by the Chicago Police Department's (CPD) 14th District prompted this alert. 

The incidents occurred were:

  • 1700 block of N. Wolcott Ave. on June 30 during 6 p.m. to 7:25 p.m.
  • 1900 block of W. Wabansia Ave. on July 3 at 5:30 p.m.
  • 1600 block of N. Winchester Ave. on July 7 at 1:44 p.m. 

Two offenders are being described as:

  • Offender #1: Hispanic male in his 20s with a slender build, wearing a tan or light colored baseball hat.
  • Offender #2: Hispanic female in her 20s with black hair, a slender build and tattoos on the left shoulder, left forearm and right thigh. 

What you can do

  • Be aware of this crime and alert your neighbors.
  • Pay special attention to any suspicious subjects loitering in the area.
  • Ensure that existing surveillance cameras are functional.
  • Call 911 immediately and provide a description of the offender(s), including vehicle description and license plate information. 

If you have any information about these cases or offenders, please contact Area Five Detectives at 312.746.7394. 

Case numbers are JD-281579, JD-284830 and JD-289362.



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