Chicago Police

String of Robberies, Carjackings Reported in Bucktown, Wicker Park

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Police are warning residents in Wicker Park and Bucktown about a recent string of carjackings and robberies

In each of the six incidents, two or three armed males stepped out of a black vehicle and robbed the victim and forced them to unlock their cellphone, Chicago police said. In some of the incidents, the robbers took the victim’s car.

They happened:

  • 9 p.m. Aug. 11 in the 2300 block of West Wabansia Avenue.
  • 1:45 a.m. Aug. 12 in the 1700 block of West LeMoyne Street
  • 4 a.m. Aug. 14 in the 1700 block of North Milwaukee Avenue
  • 4:50 a.m. Aug. 15 in the 1400 block of North Elk Grove Avenue
  • 2:35 a.m. Aug. 16 in the 1500 block of North Damen Avenue
  • 2:40 a.m. Aug. 17 in the 2700 block of West Hirsch Street

Anyone with information was asked to call Area Five detectives at (312) 746-7394.

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