Woman wanted in attempted armed robbery on Chicago Avenue


Attempted robber strolls through store

In the 2300 block of W. Chicago Ave. on Feb. 8 at approximately 1:10 p.m., the woman in these photos entered a cell phone business and started a conversation with the employee. 

In a note to the employee, she said that she was armed with a gun and demanded products and cash. She exited the store, fleeing west. 

The offender, described as an African-American with bright blue in her hair,  is approximately 18 years old, 5' to 5'4" tall and weighing between 140 and 160 pounds. 







What you can do

  • Be aware of this crime and alert other family and friends who live in or frequent the area
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Remain calm, If confronted by an assailant
  • Never pursue a fleeing assailant
  • Provide the information to the police.
  • If approached by a witness to the incident, request their contact information.
  • Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender.

If you have any information about this person or incident, please contact Area Central Detectives at 312.746.7066. The reference number is JC-144803.

Anonymous Tips may be submitted online.  



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