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Police Report: Aug. 23

Aug. 23, 2011

ROBBERY

A resident in the 1200 block of South 77th Street reported two males entered his apartment, struck him in the head with a baseball bat and secured his legs, arms and mouth with duct tape. Another person in the apartment was also duct taped. The robbery occurred prior to 7 a.m. Aug. 15. Police reports did not disclose if anything was stolen.

An unknown male entered Cousin's Subs, 1469 S. 108th St., at 10 p.m. Aug. 16 and pointed a black handgun at the cashier. The offender stole about $100 and fled on foot.

An unknown male approached a female from behind in the 6700 block of West Hayes Avenue and attacked her at 9 p.m. Aug. 18. The man threw the female into a fence and demanded money from her. When she refused, the male pulled out a handgun. She gave the male $2 and he fled.

BURGLARY

Avalon Rail, 6600 W. Washington St., reported someone broke a window to gain entry and stole pieces of copper piping prior to 10 a.m. Aug. 15. About 5,000 feet of copper was stolen.

Police saw an open door on a vacant house in the 900 block of South 57th Street at 9 a.m. Aug. 16. It is unknown who owns the building.

A resident in the 7400 block of West Dakota Street reported while they were sleeping, someone entered their residence and stole several items prior to 6 a.m. Aug. 17. A purse, digital media player and camera were missing from the home.

An attempted burglary occurred at Diamond Discs Direct Inc., 8530 W. National Ave., prior to 6 p.m. Aug. 18. Suspects were unable to gain entry.

THEFT

A wallet was stolen from a maintenance building in the 3400 block of South 110th Street after it was left behind in the bathroom at 9 a.m. Aug. 15. When the owner returned, it was gone.

A resident in the 1200 block of South 57th Street reported her city garbage can was stolen from the alley behind her residence prior to noon Aug. 15.

A rear license plate was stolen from a vehicle parked in the 2200 block of South 76th Street prior to 2 p.m.

A bicycle was stolen from an open garage in the 1500 block of South 73rd Street prior to 6 p.m. Aug. 15.

A female stole over $40 worth of merchandise from Kohl's Department Store, 2601 S. 108th S St., at 7 p.m. Aug. 15.

A resident in the 8900 block of West Greenfield Avenue saw two boys rummaging through her vehicle at 1 a.m. Aug. 16. Police were able to find the two boys hiding underneath a nearby porch. Both were reported as runaways, according to reports.

A vehicle parked in the 1100 block of South 114th Street was rummaged through prior to 7 a.m. Aug. 16. Nothing appeared to be missing from the vehicle.

A cellphone was stolen from a baseball bag while the owner played a game at Franklin Playground, 2060 S. 86th St., prior to 10 a.m. Aug. 16.

Eighty hydrocodone tabs and miscellaneous CDs were stolen from a storage locker in the 9700 block of West Oklahoma Avenue prior to noon Aug. 16.

A resident in the 7300 block of West Beloit Road reported two males stole aluminum gutters off her apartment building at 5 p.m. Aug. 16.

Someone stole a cellphone, digital media player and a $400 gift card from a vehicle parked in the 2700 block of South 76th Street prior to 7 a.m. Aug. 17.

A resident in the 2000 block of South 97th Street reported three solar lights were stolen from the front of his yard prior to 8 a.m. Aug. 17.

Police saw a mother and daughter trying to load a manhole cover into the back of the vehicle in the intersection of Oklahoma Avenue and Beloit Road at 11 a.m. Aug. 17.

A duffel bag filled with gym clothes and prescription drugs was stolen from a vehicle parked in the 6200 block of West Mitchell Street prior to noon Aug. 17.

A resident in the 10300 block of West Greenfield Avenue reported the theft of two bicycles from the side of his residence prior to 2 p.m. Aug. 17. The resident described the two as teenage males with a Justin Bieber haircut.

Police arrested a female for retail theft from Pick 'n Save, 6760 W. National Ave., at 6 p.m. Aug. 17. She admitted to stealing the merchandise.

A vehicle parked in the 2300 block of South 78th Street was stolen prior to 11 p.m. Aug. 17. The vehicle was recovered after being involved in an accident the next day.

A male suspect stole miscellaneous merchandise from Menards, 2535 S. 108th St., at 7 p.m. Aug. 18.

VANDALISM

A large graffiti tag was found on a building in the 7300 block of West Greenfield Avenue at 2 p.m. Aug. 15.

Graffiti was found on an electric box in the intersection of 84th and Lapham streets at 2 p.m. Aug. 15. The same graffiti was found on two stop signs in the intersection of 92nd and Lapham streets.

Someone cut an 8-inch slash in a trampoline in the 2600 block of South 85th Street prior to 6 p.m. Aug. 15.

A resident in the 7700 block of West National Avenue reported white paint was dumped on her vehicle prior to 8 a.m. Aug. 16. The paint was able to wash off and did not cause any permanent damage. A garage in the surrounding area also had tan paint thrown on the side of the garage. Police suspect these cases are related.

Wilde Toyota, 3225 S. 108th St., reported someone threw a rock through a vehicle's window prior to 10 a.m. Aug. 16.

Someone dented a vehicle's side door in the 1500 block of South 77th Street prior to 2 p.m. Aug. 16.

A resident in the 8000 block of West Oklahoma Avenue reported someone damaged her vehicle's brake line, stole her hubcap and damaged her rim on her vehicle prior to 4 p.m. Aug. 16.

Kim's Custom Store, 7121 W. Greenfield Ave., reported someone spray-painted the side of the building prior to 3 p.m. Aug. 18.

OTHER

A male entered George Webbs, 7227 W. Greenfield Ave., on Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. and threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend, who is an employee at the restaurant. The ex-boyfriend is homeless and left before police could arrive. He is wanted for disorderly conduct and domestic violence.

Police responded to eight domestic incidents this week.

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