14th District (Shakespeare) & 25th District (Grand Central) Business Alert: Armed Robbery – Handgun
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to businesses in the 14th (Shakespeare) and 25th (Grand Central) Districts of recent armed robberies. In these incidents, two unknown offenders entered businesses and announced a robbery. At least one offender was armed with a handgun. The offenders proceeded to rob the business and business employee of money. The offenders then fled. In the incidents reported under JE-169869 and JE-169887, the offenders fled in a gray/silver Lexus vehicle with white paper temporary plate.
Incident Times and Locations:
2100 block of W. North Ave. on March 10, 2021 at 8:00 p.m.
3700 block of W. Lyndale St. on March 15, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
2100 block of N. Central Park Ave. on March 15, 2021 at 5:07 p.m.
About the Offenders:
Offender #1: Black male, 17-25 years old, approximately 5'8"
Offender #2: Black male in his 20s, approximately 5'8"
What you can do:
Be aware of this crime and alert your neighbors.
Pay special attention to any suspicious subjects loitering in the area.
Ensure that existing surveillance cameras are functional.
Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s),including any vehicle description and license plate information.
In these instances, remain calm and do not resist.
If you have any information, contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Five
JE-165318, JE-169869, JE-169887