Community Alert: 12th Police District robberies in Humboldt Park


About the Crimes:

Victims were approached by unknown offenders who displayed a weapon and took the victims' property by force.

  • 600 Block of N. Albany Ave., Jan 25,approximately 8:25 p.m.
  • 2400 Block of W. Rice St., Jan. 27, approximately 11:20 p.m.

About the Offenders:

Described as two black males between the ages of 15 to 25, 5' t0 5'5" to 5'09" tall weighing 135 to 160 pounds.

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 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 an incident, contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Central at 312.747.8380

Reference case numbers for these incidents are: HW131565, HW134130



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