Safety Alert -  Two Suspects Wanted for Strong Arm Robbery
Dear Neighbor,

Be advised that a strong arm robbery occurred in the neighborhood at 5:18 p.m. earlier this week, on Tuesday, September 12

Please click  here  to read the community alert issued by the  19th District .

The armed robbery occurred just outside of the 43rd Ward at:
  • 1400 block of West Lill Street
Although the identities of the offenders are unknown, the 19th District issued descriptions and a photo: 
  • Offender #1 - Black or Hispanic male, possibly in his 20's, be
    tween 5"3-5"5 in height, with dark facial hair. At the time, he was wearing a dark t-shirt, faded blue jeans, and black gym shoes.
  • Offender #2 - Dark-skinned Black male, possibly in his 20's, 6"0 in height. At the time, he was wearing a white tank top, faded blue jeans, and white gym shoes.
What you can do:
  • Be aware of crimes and alert your neighbors.
  • Pay special attention to any suspicious activity on your block.
  • Call 9-1-1 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s) including the approximate clothing, weight, height, ethnicity, gender or any other unique characteristics. 
  • If there is a witness, request their contact information.
Additionally, if you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Bureau of Detectives - Area North by calling 312-744-8263.

I will pass on any information as it becomes available.

Please be aware of your surroundings and stay safe,

Michele Signature

Michele Smith
Alderman, 43rd Ward 


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