The Area Three Detective Division issued the following community alert for the 1st, 18th, 19th, 20th and 24th Districts:
Offenders are gaining entrance to residences, during the hours of 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. The offenders use a ruse to enter by telling the elderly victim that they work for the water department and need to check their water. The offenders typically target elderly residence and take items they can easily carry including money and jewelry.
Offenders descriptions vary with 2 or 3 Male offenders. They are described as White or White Hispanic. Ages vary between 30-45 years old. Heights range from 5’07-6’00, and builds are medium to heavy.
WHAT YOU CAN DO:
If you have any information, contact the Area Three Detective Division at 312-744-8263.