Warning: Car thefts in CPD's 14th District


Recent Motor Vehicle Thefts in the Chicago Police Department's 14th District prompted a warning to residents about two incidents east of Western Ave. 

In both cases the unknown offender broke into then drove off in a Ford vehicle with tools in each. Stolen items include personal hand tools, electric tools and a ladder. 

The incidents occurred at:

  • 2100 Block of W. Armitage on Sept. 12, between 9 – 10 p.m.
  • 2000 Block of W. Avondale, in the range of Sept. 12 at 10 p.m. to the 13th at 7:50 a.m.

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 detailed description of the offender(s), including any vehicle description and license plate information.

If you have any information, please contact the detectives at Area Five 312.746.7394.

The case numbers are: JD-365621 and JD-365651.



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