19th District Armed Robberies

Recent Strong Armed Robberies that have occurred within
the boundaries of the 19th District (Town Hall). In these robberies, a group of
offenders approached the victims on the street, and all of the offenders began to
punch and kick the victims, knocking them to the ground. While continuing to beat
the victims while they are on the ground, the offenders also took property from the
victims.
Incident times and locations:
• 2700 block of W. Lawrence on March 7, 2017 at 1:10am.
• 4500 block of N. Magnolia on March 7, 2017 at 8:30pm.
• 4500 block of N. Broadway on March 11, 2017 at 5:30am.

There are several described offenders in these robberies. The offenders are Black
males between the ages of 15-25, varying in height from 5’9″ tall to 6’0″ tall. The
offenders have been wearing different colored hooded sweatshirts and blue jeans.
What you can do:
• Be aware of this crime and alert your neighbors.
• Pay special attention to any suspicious people loitering in the area.
• 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 Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area North
(312) 744-8263