Local Crime from 16th District 7-19-17
EMPLOYEES and witnesses reported that a man robbed the U.S. Bank, 3515 W. Irving Park Road, at about 1:45 p.m. Monday, July 10, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
A witness reported that a man entered the bank from the east side of the building carrying a suspected long blue and white umbrella, and an employee reported that the man waited in line for a teller, approached her and handed her a hand written note on a withdrawal slip that read, "I will start shooting, do as I say," according to police.
The employee reported that the man then told her to empty the cash register drawer and to give him all of the contents, and that as she was emptying the till, he said, "Don’t do anything, I have a weapon. Look Away. Don’t look at my face. If you need me to show you the gun I will show you the gun," police said.
The woman reported that she gave the man $2,261 in cash from the till and that the man took the money and put it into the pockets of his shorts, according to police. Another witness reported that the man then exited the bank through the east parking lot, entered an older model 4-door gold automobile and drove away southbound on Saint Louis Avenue, according to police.
The man was described as 6-0 and 200 pounds, with a dark complexion and wearing tan cargo shorts and a dark brown hat, according to police.
A MAN REPORTED that two men attacked him outside of the God’s Army Ministries, 4335 W. Lawrence Ave., at about 3:55 p.m. Saturday, July 8, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 42-year-old man reported that as he exited the church, two men carrying large wooden sticks approached him, started to yell at him and tried to command him back into the church, and that when he ignored them, they hit him with the sticks on his head, back, chest and arms, causing multiple bruising and redness, according to police.
A MAN REPORTED that he was robbed at about 11 p.m. Sunday, July 9, in the 3400 block of West Montrose Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 45-year-old man reported that a man and a woman approached him on the sidewalk and that the man punched him in the face and woman took his duffel bag containing and two cell phones valued at $500, according to police. The man reported that the man then struck his face with a small wooden bat or stick, reached into his back pocket and took his wallet containing $100 in cash, police said.
The man transported himself to Swedish Covenant Hospital and was treated for minor injuries, according to police.
A WOMAN reported that she was robbed at about 10:35 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, in the 6200 block of North Saint Louis Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 40-year-old woman reported that a man approached her from behind took her cell phone, according to police. The woman reported that the man then grabbed a bag from her hand containing gym clothing, her Samsung MP3 player and her wallet containing credit cards and various identification cards, police said. The woman reported that as she chased after the man, he entered a vehicle driven by someone else and they drove away, according to police.
A WOMAN reported that her home in the 3000 block of West Wilson Avenue was burglarized between 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 10, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The woman reported that when she returned home she discovered the front door was unlocked and the back door had been opened, and that a television set valued at $400 and a laptop computer valued at $700 were missing, according to police.
A MAN REPORTED that his apartment in the 4600 block of North Monticello Avenue was burglarized between 2:45 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The man reported that he discovered his disc jockey mixing console with valued at $650 and an Apple laptop computer valued at $2,000 were missing, according to police.
A MAN REPORTED that his vehicle was burglarized between 7 p.m. Sunday, July 2, and noon Tuesday, July 4, in the garage building of his residence in the 5400 block of North Kedzie Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The man reported that when he returned to his vehicle he discovered that the glove compartment and center console storage departments had been opened and that vacuum valued at $100, a global positioning system device and tools were missing, according to police. The man reported that his vehicle and a side entrance door adjacent to the garage were unlocked at the time of the incident, and that he later discovered his shared storage unit in the storage room had been forced open, police said.