Local Crime from 16th District 1-24-18





A WOMAN reported that three teenagers attempted to rob her at about 5:20 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, in the 4200 block of North Lockwood Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 51-year-old woman reported that after driving her vehicle to pick up her son, three teenage males approached her and one of the teens demanded her keys and that after she refused, she grabbed her purse and locked her vehicle door, and later ran into a nearby building a screamed for help and the teenagers ran way southbound, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that she was robbed at about 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, in the 5300 block of North Central Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 21-year-old woman reported that while she was walking a man approached her and asked for the time, and that when she bent down to pick up her cell phone, the man pointed a handgun at her, and took her wallet containing $55 in cash, her Social Security Card, a credit card and a State identification card from her and fled, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that he was robbed at about 9:35 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, in the 6800 block of West Byron Street, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 29-year-old man reported that after he exited his vehicle to check his gasoline cap, a man pointed a handgun at him and demanded money, and took $200 in cash, a watch and a leather bracelet, according to police.

AN EMPLOYEE reported that a man took items from the Dollar Tree store, 5316 N. Milwaukee Ave., at about 2:10 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The employee reported that a man entered the store and took candy bars valued at approximately $560 and then exited the store without paying for the items, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that his vehicle was burglarized between 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, and 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, while it was parked in the 5200 block of West Belmont Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The man reported that when he returned to his vehicle he discovered that a passenger side window had been broken and that his vehicle stereo valued at $400 was missing, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that her residence in the 5400 block of North Nagle Avenue was burglarized between 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The woman reported that when she returned home she discovered that the rear door had been forced open and that jewelry, a purse and $500 in cash were missing, according to police.

AN EMPLOYEE reported that an office building at 5660 N. Elston Ave. was burglarized between 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, and 6 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The employee reported that when he returned to the business he discovered that a side door had been forced open and that five Bosch demolition hammers valued at $7,500 were missing, according to police.