Alert: On street robberies in West Town

Date: 
12/15/2017
MaskedGunmn

This month three robberies on the street in West Town have caused this Chicago Police Department's 12th District to extend this alert.

The incidents occurred at:

  • 800 Block of N. Campbell Ave., Sat., Dec. 9, at 5:20 p.m.
  • 2600 Block of W. Iowa St., Sat., Dec. 9, at 5:30 p.m.
  • 2100 Block of W. Thomas St.,on Sun., Dec. 10, at 11:50 a.m.

Victims were approached by two Black male offenders, between 18 and 20 years-of-age, wearing black hoodies. Implying they had a handgun, they demanded the victims property.

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, please contact the Bureau of Detectives in Area Central at 312.747.8382. The case numbers are JA-543225, JA-543209 and JA-543865.
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