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Chicago PD Issues Community Alert For Wicker Park Burglary, Sexual Assault

Michael Hamrick - Saturday, August 27, 2016
The 14th District Chicago Police Department/District Bureau of Detectives has issued the following Community Alert for Wicker Park, Bucktown and the surrounding areas according to the Office of News Affairs. The alert includes: Attempted Criminal Sexual Assault, Home Invasion and Residential Burglary that all occurred yesterday, Friday August 26, 2016. The specific details about the crimes according to the Chicago Police Department are listed below:

On Friday, August 26, 2016 at 12:45 am, a female was asleep in her residence on the 1400 block of North Greenview Avenue when she was awakened by a man standing at the foot of her bed with his pants down. The intruder removed numerous items from her home and fled the residence. Evidence suggests that this subject may have used the window to enter and/or exit the residence.

On Friday, August 26, at 10:45 pm, the victims were in their residence on the 1200 block of North Wood when they heard noises coming from the rear bedroom. The victim went to investigate the noise and observed the bedroom door had been locked from the inside. The victim forced the bedroom door open and observed the offender had escaped through the bedroom window. 

On Friday, August 26, 2016 at 11:10 pm, a female was asleep in her residence on the 1800 block of West Evergreen Avenue when she was awakened by unknown subject, unclothed from the waist down, on top of her covering her mouth with his hand. The victim was able to break free and observed the subject fleeing the residence from the bedroom window.

About the Offender
The offender in the incident on the 1400 block of N. Greenview Ave. and the incident on the 1800 block of W. Evergreen Ave. is described as a black male in his 20's.

What You Can Do
Call 911 to report any suspicious persons, vehicles or activity in the area. Ensure doors and windows to your residence are secured at all times. Be aware of this situation and alert your neighbors about the crime. If you have any information about this incident,lease call the Area North Bureau of Detectives at (312) 744-8261

Anonymous Tips can be submitted to TIPSOFT.COM

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