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A 20-year-old Chicago Lawn man was charged with four felony counts of drug possession,
Charge man with armed robbery at drive-thru
A 21-year-old Gage Park man has been charged with armed robbery after he allegedly used
|Joel A. Vasquez|
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Want to work directly with Chicago Police to prevent crime in your neighborhood? If you live in Beats 815 or 821 (see map), come to St. Bruno School (south entrance), 4839 S. Harding, at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear updates on crime in your neighborhood and learn how you can work with neighbors and police to make the community safer and better for all.
Man stabbed, robbed on Cicero
A 37-year-old Humboldt Park man was stabbed and robbed as he sat in his car in a parking lot at 4731 S. Cicero at 12:30 a.m. Monday, April 2. The victim told police that he was sitting in his vehicle when a man and woman approached. The woman placed items on the hood of the car, while the man opened the passenger door, pulled a knife and demanded his valuables. When the victim resisted, a struggle ensued and he was stabbed in the upper right arm. The robbers stole his wallet, which the victim said contained about $200 cash. The bandits ran away across Cicero Avenue. They were described only as a black man and woman wearing dark-colored clothes.
Masked intruder flees when woman wakes up
A 60-year-old West Lawn woman reported that a masked intruder entered her home in the 4300 block of West Marquette Road, but left when she woke up and confronted the intruder, at about 8:17 p.m. Sunday, April 1. The victim told police that she woke up to see the intruder standing outside her bedroom door. When she asked, “What the hell are you doing here?” and then said, “Get out of here!” the intruder ran out of the home. The intruder was described only as a person about 5-foot-2, wearing a ski mask and a wool cap.
Walks to hospital after beating
A 41-year-old Vittum Park man reported that he was beaten and robbed as he walked down a sidewalk in the 6100 block of South California at 9:45 p.m. Saturday, March 31. The victim told police that three men punched him and went through his pockets, stealing $200 cash before fleeing. The victim said he then walked eight blocks south to Holy Cross Hospital, where he was treated for a cut above his right eye. Descriptions of the offenders were vague.
Leaves bar, punched and robbed
A 35-year-old Englewood man told police that he was knocked to the ground and robbed as he walked down a sidewalk at 4700 S. Kedzie at about 11 p.m. Saturday, March 31. The victim told police that he had just left a nearby bar when two men with black pistols walked up, knocked him down, stole his wallet and fled. He claimed his wallet contained about $500 cash. A friend drove him home, where he called for an ambulance. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital and treated. The robbers were described only as black men.
Goateed man swipes surveillance camera
A 33-year-old Garfield Ridge man reported that someone stole a high-definition security camera off his garage in the 5100 block of South Massasoit at 6:50 a.m. Sunday, March 25. He reported the crime a week later and said that another one of his cameras recorded the incident. The offender was described as a black or Hispanic man age 45-55, about 5-foot-10 and 180 pounds, dark complexion and a “bald” hairstyle. He had a salt-and-pepper goatee and a birthmark on his face. He wore a gray, long-sleeve Chicago Bears shirt, blue jeans and brown shoes. He drove away in a silver 2007 Chrysler Town & Country minivan with a damaged rear panel cover.
Air compressor stolen from auto shop
Burglars entered Greg’s Auto Repair, 5724 S. Archer, and stole an air compressor. The crime was discovered by a 56-year-old employee at about 11 a.m. Thursday, March 29. Police were told that the shop’s front door was found open but not damaged.
Change taken from garage
Burglars forced open the service door of a garage in the 5000 block of South Lawler and stole assorted change from a vehicle parked inside. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 52-year-old woman, at 5:25 a.m. Friday, March 30.
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