Saturday, September 12, 2020

Police Warn of Robbers

Police are seeking the public's help in finding a pair of
robbers who hit two different businesses on Thursday, September 10.

A CPD alert did not name the businesses, and it did not indicate if the bandits were armed.

Crime scenes include:

• 4500 block of South Cicero at 7:20 p.m.

• 8200 block of South Cicero at 8:05 p.m.

One robber was described as a black man about 5-foot-8 and 160 pounds, with his hair in dreadlocks.

The other was described as a black man about 5-foot-10 and 165 pounds.

Those with useful information to share are advised to call CPD Area 1 detectives at (312) 747-8380 and refer to crime pattern P20-1-239.

In the wake of the crime, police advise:

• Always be aware of your surroundings.

• Report suspicious activity immediately.

• If you are confronted by an assailant, remain calm.

• Remember any unique physical characteristics (such as scars, limp, tattoos).

• Never pursue a fleeing assailant; provide the information to the police.

• If video surveillance is available, save a copy of the incident for detectives.

• If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information.

• Dial 9-1-1 immediately and remain on scene when possible.

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