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COMMUNITY ALERT: Seeking Information Regarding Armed Robberies

About The Crime:
Area One Detectives are seeking information regarding the offenders of recent armed robberies targeting rehab/ construction workers and landscapers in the Chicago Lawn District (8th). These incidents have been reported this month in the vicinity of:

6200 blocks of S. Campbell St. and Maplewood St.

About The Offender(s):
• Male black
• 16 – 19 years old
• 5’05 – 5’10, 150– 165 pounds
• Last seen wearing dark clothing
• Armed with a dark handgun

What you can do:
• Always be aware of your surroundings.
• Try to stay in well lit areas. • Avoid walking alone in alleys /gangways.
• Always ensure no suspicious persons or vehicles are loitering before entering an alleyway.
• Remember any unique physical characteristics (scar, limp, acne, etc.) of suspicious persons
and report them to police. • Contact 9-1-1 if you see a suspicious person loitering • Never display valuables or cash • Keep exterior doors locked/ secured when working indoors. • If you are the victim of a robbery, clearly announce any movements you are going to make
prior to the action. For example: “I’m, reaching for my wallet.”
If you have any information Contact the Area One Detective Division at
(312) 747-8382
HT-316996, HT-318625