Woman victim of armed robbery on Washington Blvd. | Police reports Dec. 1-8

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By Stacey Sheridan

Staff Reporter

Two teenage boys approached an Oak Park woman from behind, put a hard object against her and demanded she turn over her purse and keys 6 p.m. Dec. 2 in the 100 block of Washington Boulevard. The estimated loss is $43.



Following an altercation at a bar in the 6300 block of Roosevelt Road in Berwyn, people crossed the street into Oak Park where a man struck a woman with an unknown object, giving her a forehead laceration and causing her to fall onto the ground 12:17 a.m. on Dec. 8.


Cellphone stolen from child

An Oak Park child's cellphone was stolen after a man, driving a dark colored sedan carrying three or four passengers, approached him and asked to use it on Dec. 3 at 4:10 p.m. in the 200 block of North Euclid Avenue. 

When the victim handed over the phone, the man drove off eastbound on Erie Street. Total loss is $460.



An Amazon package containing four Buck Mason T-shirts and one dashboard cellphone mount was stolen from the vestibule of a building in the 600 block of Washington Boulevard between 1:50 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Dec. 2. 

A FedEx package containing two extra small women's red camouflage Canada Goose coats, a total loss of $1,431, was stolen from the 200 block of South Boulevard between 10 a.m. on Nov. 17 and 6 a.m. on Nov. 18. 


Vehicle break-in

A car manual and vehicle registration were stolen out of an unlocked vehicle parked in the 7000 block of Roosevelt Road between 5 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. on Dec. 3.


Garage burglary

Someone opened the side service door to an Oak Park resident's garage and stole a case of W.L. Weller liquor, a chain saw, a circular saw and a toolbox between 10:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Dec. 7 in the 1100 block of North Elmwood Avenue. 

The estimated loss was $1,040.


Criminal damage to property

Someone carved a three-inch scratch in the paint of a vehicle belonging to an Oak Park resident between 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and 7:35 a.m. on Dec. 2 in the 100 block of Francisco Terrace. 

A group of six juveniles reportedly threw a rock at an Oak Park resident's vehicle, damaging it, in the 500 block of South Boulevard 4:19 p.m. on Dec. 5.

Three holes were cut into the roof a convertible car between 4 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 5 in the 600 block of Fair Oaks Avenue. The estimated damage is $2,500.


These items, obtained from the Oak Park Police Department, came from reports Dec. 1-8 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.

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