Attempted Residential Burglary to Vacant House


Arlington Heights police received a report of criminal damage to a residence in the 1500 block of West Oakton Street. Police received a report that a brick was used to strike the rear door lock, a stick used to tear a window screen, and a west side door lock was damaged. Police also received a report that two juveniles were seen running from the rear of the vacant residence on August 8, 2011 between 9:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. The offenders were descirbed as (#1) Short with gray hooded sweatshirt, and (#2) a taller subject with a black hooded sweatshirt.

The damage is reported to have occurred between August 8, 2011 at 9:30pm and August 10, 2011 at 7:46pm.

Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights should submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411(tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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