~ ~ ~On November 15th at 6:15am, in the area of the 5300 block of West 51st Street
in unincorporated Cook County, Stickney, a female victim entered the detached garage of
her residence and surprised an African American male and Hispanic male while they were burglarizing the garage.
One of the offenders grabbed the victim by the throat, punched her in the eyes, pulled a medium length knife from his coat or pants pocket and cut the victim's clothing. The victim was punched in the stomach and shoved onto the floor of the garage before both offenders fled.
The male African American offender is described as in his mid to late 30's, 6'04" 175lbs, thin build, dark skin, medium length braided hair, patchy growth goatee, one gold front tooth, one clear stone earring in each ear, black rimmed glasses, partial tattoo on left side of his neck where the letter "J" was observed. He was last seen wearing a blue knit hat, a brown leather jacket, dark clothing, black leather gloves and had strong smokers breath.
The male Hispanic offender is described as in his mid to late 30's, 5'04" heavy set, medium length curly black hair, thick eyebrows, medium complexion and a full short cropped beard. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, white T-shirt, black cloth gloves, black jogging type pants, and white high top gym shoes.
Sketches of the suspects are included, and anyone with information should contact the Cook County Detectives Unit at 708-865-4896.
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