Thursday, September 28, 2017

WTF? Cops Issue Robbery Alert For Sleepy Andersonville

The usually sleepy Andersonville neighborhood is at the center of a police robbery alert after three victims were robbed at gunpoint last Thursday.

In each case, victims have been approached on the street by two offenders who are armed with a handgun, police said.

The first victim was robbed outside of Pauline's Restaurant, police said. | Google
The first victim was robbed outside of Pauline’s Restaurant, 1754 West Balmoral, at 1:30 a.m. She told police that the offenders pulled out a gun and took her purse and cash before running westbound on Balmoral.

The second victim was robbed here, in the 1400 block of West Catalpa. | Google
Later that day, the second victim was robbed as she walked near her home in the 1400 block of West Catalpa around 10 p.m.  She said two offenders in hoodies put a gun to her head and took her purse and phone. They then fled toward Clark Street.

The third victim was robbed moments later by two armed men in the 1400 block of West Berwyn, police said. He last saw the men near Starbucks at 5300 North Clark.

After the third robbery, the suspects were last seen near this Starbucks at 5300 North Clark | Google
Police said the suspects are both black or Hispanic men, 19-21-years old, and 5’7” to 5’9” tall. One weighs about 130 pounds, and the other is much heavier, perhaps 200 pounds.

Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to call Area North investigators at (312) 744-8263.

A Great Neighborhood

So, how tame is Andersonville? The two police beats where these three hold-ups took place have seen a combined total of 22 robberies so far this year.  By comparison, Wrigleyville and Boystown had 23 robberies in June.
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  1. There were armed robberies on "that side" of Andersonville 3 years ago. Glad you're making the "aware" people there more aware though CWB.

    Now, not to confuse Pauline's with Paulina but there are 2 drug houses on Paulina right in the direct vicinity (one was being run out of the abandoned foreclosed house by the guy with the sunglasses and full length fur coat on in the summer....possibly a squatter or it's also possible the mortgage company/bank hired him to protect the place which is common elsewhere. He was operating a "drive-thru". The type of cars and traffic would make White Castle up the way at 2:15am seem like, um, The Brixton or sumpthin'). Nevermind the guy that murdered his relative on Paulina near Foster less than a year ago.

    1. I have no idea what this rambling comment even means. Does it have a point? Is this the same "riddle" guy who keeps posting his own inside jokes that no one else gets?

  2. Thank you, Rahm, for playing games with the number of cops on the street, vs, your little perch on Hermitage. Further, Rahm, thank you for quashing the McDonald tape so that you could steal an election while pissing on cops, thereby making them fetal. You sure are a wonderful person!

  3. Well the 19th is picked clean, they need to move on to the next least likely to fight back hood.

  4. Right.They are moving north.Andersonville has $$ .Think it will be targeted heavily now by criminals.Chicago is a shit managed city were working people are hated by city hall and cops

    1. Oh yes. These people are rich. Real "rich". Let me tell ya.

  5. Honestly CWB is the only one reporting .Don't tell me main local media isn't told by city hall to sush it.They are

    1. Honestly, CWB has become quite an asset to the community.