Police Alert: Residential burglaries


Forced entry in to residents occurred three times between Aug. 12 and 16. Once in the home, the unknown offender took personal items and fled. 

The offender was described as a White male with long hair. 


  • 2200 block of N. Lister Ave. on Aug. 12 between 5:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m.
  • 2200 block of N. Lister Ave. on Aug. 12 between 11:10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
  • 1500 block of N. Elston Ave. on Aug. 16 between 8:00 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. 

What you can do

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Pay special attention to any suspicious subjects loitering in the area.
  • If you are confronted by an assailant, remain calm.
  • Save and surveillance video which captured incident or possible offenders.
  • Never pursue an assailant.
  • 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 about these crimes, please call Area North Detectives at 312.744.8263.

Case numbers are: JC-389717, JC-389415 and JC-396232.



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