A gray 2004 Jaguar X-Type, 4-door was stolen from the 700 block of Garfield Street sometime between 7:50 a.m. on April 27 and 2:15 p.m. the next day. The vehicle was parked on the street at the time it was stolen. The estimated loss was $5,000.

Burglary to motor vehicle

A vehicle was burglarized in the 1500 block of North Harlem Avenue sometime between 3 p.m. on April 24 and 6:59 a.m. the next day. The burglar pried open the driver’s side door window and unlocked the vehicle to gain entry. The offender removed a Sawzall saw, a band saw, an angle drill, two Bosch hammer drills and a Milwaukee hammer drill. The loss was an estimated $1,600.

A vehicle was burglarized in the 900 block of Lake Street on April 22, between 12:25 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. The burglar gained entry through an open side window and stole a blue Ryobi Dremel kit, a Ryobi drill, a yellow multi-electric meter and various hand tools. The loss was an estimated $450.

Attempted robbery

A woman who was jogging in the 100 block of Garfield Street was the target of an attempted robbery at 11:35 a.m. on April 25. The offender was described as approximately 20-year-old black man, about 5-foot-8, thin, with a dark complexion, a gap between his front teeth, wearing a black and white hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled and driving a 4-door sedan (possibly a Dodge Charger) with a temporary Illinois license plate. 

The offender parked his car in the alley, approached the woman and said, “Give me your phone, bitch.” 

She ran and the man grabbed her arm, and attempted to take her white iPhone 6S. The woman broke free from him. The man then fled in an unknown direction on Garfield Street, according to police.

These items, obtained from the Oak Park and River Forest police departments, came from reports, April 22-27, 2016, and represent a portion of the incidents to which police responded. Anyone named in these reports has only been charged with a crime and cases have not yet been adjudicated. We report the race of a suspect only when a serious crime has been committed, the suspect is still at large, and police have provided us with a detailed physical description of the suspect as they seek the public’s help in making an arrest.

Compiled by Timothy Inklebarger

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