Category Archive: Robbery

The taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or thereat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.

Jun 14

Late-night Mugging

We were awakened at 2:00 AM by a woman’s screams. Two women had just been dropped off by a taxi near their home. And as walking on the sidewalk, one of the women was grabbed around the throat from behind by a male while aggressively yelling profanities at her. He knocked her to the ground …

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Apr 29

Incident on Parsons Avenue

I was grabbed by a kid from behind, he held a razor blade to my throat the whole incident, saying “I will kill you”, roughed me up on the sidewalk, and grabbed in my pockets, taking my wallet and cell phone.

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Apr 24

Robbery with gun

Woman came to our address to deliver Planks pizza we had not ordered. As she left with pizza, man came out from behind neighbor’s front gate and robbed her. He showed her his gun.

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Nov 22

Mugging attack

I was attacked from behind late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning after arriving home. I had popped my trunk to get groceries out when someone ran up from behind and started punching me in my head. He grabbed my purse and took off. I held onto one strap of the purse and was dragged into the …

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Aug 11

Stolen property

2 copper downspouts stolen from back of property where garage faces alley. One downspout completely gone, 2nd one hacked off halfway down. Was out of town at time of incident, notified by neighbors when they returned home. Their motion detector indicated a time when someone was in the area.

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Aug 07

Garage Break-Ins

Rash of recent garage break ins and stolen downspouts/gutters. Occurs middle of night after 9PM. Same date flowers were stolen front yard during daylight on Deshler Ave.

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Jul 18

Vehicle broken into

Somebody broke into my car last night. I left my car parked in front of my house; it was locked. This morning the door of the car was open. They stole my sunglasses and other objects I left in the car. They did not damaged the car.

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Jun 17

Fire Pit Stolen

Had a metal fire pit in backyard that was stolen between the hours of 2am and 9am.

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Nov 16

DAYTIME HOUSE BREAKIN

WAS GONE 1 HOUR TO STORE. CAME HOME MY DOORS WERE BOTH OPEN(THEY WERE LOCKED) CASH PILLS AND DIAMONDS TAKEN. MY DOG WAS IN THE HOUSE AND NEPHEW WAS UPSTAIRS ASLEEP. HE DID NOT HEAR ANYTHING HE THOUGHT I WAS HOME.

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Nov 07

iphone stolen from me while talking on phone

Sitting on park bench by the Recreation Center w/ my dog at Schiller Park and was talking on my iphone4 (16 gb), a black man about 5 feet 9 inches tall approx 20 years old came up behind me and took it right out of my hand while I was talking on it. Ran off – two …

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Sep 03

Mugged at Knife Point; Purse and Car Stolen

Coming home from church and walking up to my house, a man dragged me down my stairs in broad daylight at knife point, slashed my purse strap with his knife and stole it, and held me down on the ground until I gave him my car keys. Upon receipt of my keys, he deemed it …

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Mar 05

Copper Fence Post Caps Stolen

Unknown person(s) stole 6 copper fence post caps off our house along the alley on Redbud Alley. Most likely the same individuals stole 2 copper fence post caps off our neighbor’s front porch steps.

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Sep 01

Home Robbery

Home break in on S. Pearl St. between Mithoff & Gates, while tenants were away. All electronics were stolen. Nothing suspicious noticed. Police report filed.

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Aug 15

Home break in

Our neighbors front window was closed but mistakingly not locked before going to bed. Someone gained entrance from this window in the middle of the night and stole various items from the downstairs, it appears the person/s did not go upstairs.

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Jun 16

Two friends robbed at gunpoint

I was awoken to someone knocking at my door. I was not expecting anybody, so it was very strange. After carefully determining that it was a friend who was knocking, I answered the door. My friend notified me that he and another friend were just robbed at gunpoint in the alley where 9th St. & …

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