The University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD) reported the following incidents as having occurred between March 16 and March 22.
On Tuesday, March 17, at 4:55 p.m., a suspect struck a victim with a fist during a disagreement at 5500 S. University Ave. and fled before police were called. The Chicago Police Department (CPD) is investigating.
On March 17 at 6:15 p.m., three suspects, one armed with a handgun, ordered a victim from her parked vehicle at 5400 S. Blackstone Ave., entered the car, stole her property and drove off. At 7:28 p.m., patrol officers discovered the stolen vehicle stalled on the 3500 block of South King Drive, approached the vehicle and observed an offender in the driver's seat. The offender, 17, ran from the scene but was placed into custody after a short foot pursuit and charged with a felony count of possession of a stolen vehicle. The police also recovered a handgun.
On March 17 at 7:12 p.m., the UCPD arrested a suspect who had ignored previous warnings about trespassing on private property on the 5700 block of South Kenwood Avenue.
On Thursday, March 19, at 10:23 p.m., the UCPD arrested a burglar who entered the rooms of multiple patients at the Center for Care and Discovery, 5700 S. Maryland Ave., and took personal items.
On March 19 at 4:04 p.m., the UCPD received a report of an unknown burglar who entered an apartment on the 5200 block of South Woodlawn Avenue and took property. The CPD is investigating.
On March 19 at 5:30 p.m., police received a report of a theft of a catalytic converter on the 1100 block of East 52nd Street. The CPD is investigating.
On Saturday, March 21, at 9:35 a.m., the UCPD arrested a trespasser who ignored previous oral and written warnings about trespassing on University of Chicago property at the Social Science Research Building, 1126 E. 59th St.