Local Crime from 17th District 6-17-17





A WOMAN reported that she was sexually assaulted at about 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, in the 3400 block of West Irving Park Road, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 26-year-old woman reported that a man followed her into her building and knocked her to the floor, pointed a knife at her and sexually assaulted her, according to police.
The man was described as Hispanic, age 30, 6-1 an 210 pounds, with black hair worn in a bun, and wearing a black T-shirt, tan cargo shorts and slip-on sandals.

THE BROTHER of an 11-year-old boy reported that a man attempted to lure the child to a restaurant at about 6 p.m. Thursday, June 8, near the intersection of Christiana and Bryn Mawr avenues, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The brother reported that the boy said that he was riding his bicycle and talking on the phone when a man told him that he could help him find the person he was on the phone with and told him to walk with him to a the restaurant, according to police. The brother reported that the boy rode away on his bicycle and that the man walked east on Bryn Mawr, police said.
The man was described as Hispanic, age 30 and 5-11, with a thin build and black hair worn in a ponytail, and wearing a yellow baseball cap and a blue T-shirt.

A MAN REPORTED he was robbed at about 10 p.m. Thursday, June 1, in the 3200 block of North Central Park Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 30-year-old man reported that he was walking when three men displayed gang signs and punched him in the face and body, and that when he fell to the ground, the men started kicking him and stomping on his body, according to police. The man reported that one of the men took his cell phone valued at $700 and wallet containing $15 in cash, police said.

A WOMAN reported that she was the victim of a scam at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 4, in the 4200 block of North Central Park, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 86-year-old woman reported that a man arrived at her door attempting to sell a type of foundation filler and that she exited her apartment to speak with him, according to police. The woman reported that when she attempted to enter her apartment, she saw a man walk out of her apartment and asked him what he was doing inside her home before he fled, police said. The woman reported that she discovered that $300 in cash was missing from her bedroom, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that her purse was stolen at about 2:25 p.m. Saturday, June 3, in the 2900 block of West Grace Street, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 73-year-old woman reported that while she was walking home a man took her purse containing a cell phone valued at $100, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that a man attacked her at about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, in the alley behind her home in the 3300 block of West Cullom Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 41-year-old woman reported that she exited her vehicle to manually open her garage door when a man pushed her from behind against the garage door, pinned her against the door and demanded her money, according to police. The woman reported that when she told him that she did not have any money, the man cut her on her left forearm and fled through a nearby gangway, police said. The woman was treated at Swedish Covenant Hospital, according to police.








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