The Chicago Police Department said earlier this monthChinatownThree men beat up and robbed a 62-year-old Chinese manAfricanPolice have arrested two female suspects. In addition, Chicago’s Ninth Police Precinct issued a warning to Chinatown merchants on the 17th, stating that in the past month, there have been at least four cases of gangsters pretending to buy goods and cashiers robbing cash when they open the cash register. Took place in the Chinatown area. Hope businesses are alert.
The Chicago Police Department Vehicle Kidnapping Task Force said last Wednesday they arrested a 17-year-old African-American teen in the 5100 block of South Wingwood Street. The next day, they arrested a 17-year-old African-American teenager. 1100 block of South Hamilton Avenue. A 15-year-old girl who was robbed. Police said that two female suspects were involved in robbing a Chinese man around 200 No. 22 Street in Chinatown on the evening of the 5th.
According to surveillance video taken at the time of the incident, at about 5:30 on the evening of the 5th, three African-American female suspects ganged up to rob a Chinese man near No. 200 22nd Street, Chinatown. According to the video, there was still light when the incident occurred.Chinese manAfter parking the car on the street and preparing to return to the apartment, less than a minute before the incident, another pair of passersby passed by the two female suspects.
Shortly after the two passersby left, the Chinese man who was originally walking west was suddenly chased east by two African-American women. One of the African-American women held a water pipe and nearly backed the car onto the sidewalk next to it. Another African-American female companion also joined in and threw the Chinese man to the ground and beat him. The three then snatched the car keys from the Chinese man and jumped into the Chinese man’s gray Toyota sedan. Just before the three women drove away, the man struggled to get up from the ground, walked to the passenger seat, and pleaded with the robber not to take his car. He tried to stop the car and even grabbed the hood to prevent it from running away, but was ultimately thrown to the ground. ,
The victim, a Chinese man named Danxin Xi (transliterated), said he had lived in the 22nd Street apartment for more than 10 years. Fortunately, he was not seriously injured in this robbery, but it left him shocked. He usually runs online ride-hailing services to earn a living. He was unable to work after his car was robbed.
The Chinatown community is relieved that police quickly arrested the two suspects. However, some people are concerned that the new “cash bail abolition” system has begun to be implemented. Additionally, the two female suspects are not yet 18 years old. And till then there will be no need to prosecute them. The likelihood of being detained beforehand is high, and some are concerned that “the easy release of these children with obvious criminal behavior could make the community even more uneasy.”
The Chicago Police Department also issued a warning on the 17th, stating that from August 13 to September 15, there were four cases of cash robberies in stores in Chinatown. The suspects’ crime pattern was to pretend to take several items from the store to purchase, but then when the cashier opens the register, jump over the counter and grab the cash inside the register.
The time and place of the incident are as follows:
On August 13 at 9:10 p.m., near 2200 South Wingwood Street; Aug. 18 at 7:45 p.m., near 2200 South Wingwood Street; Sept. 7 at 8:35 p.m., at the 2200 block of South Wingwood Street; Sept. 15 at 9:35 p.m., 2116 South Asia near Pearl Street.
The suspects are described as two to five African-American males between the ages of 15 and 20. Anyone with information is asked to call the District 1 Detective Bureau at (312) 747-8384.