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Community Alert: Willowbrook Home Invasion

The Willowbrook Police Department has provided the press release and composite sketch below regarding a home invasion which took place on Saturday, August 29, 2015 in the 700 block of 73rd Court which is near Rt. 83 and 75th Street in Willowbrook. 


PRESS RELEASE On August 29, 2015, at approximately 1:11pm, the Willowbrook Police Department was dispatched to a residence in the 700 blk of 73rd Court for a possible Home Invasion. Officers observed a female that had been bloody from an altercation. Officers were given a brief description of an offender and searched the victim's residence and area with the assistance of a K-9. The victim is a female in her 20's and was taken to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries.

Investigators were able to obtain information frorn the victim at the hospital. Victim was loading her vehicle in her driveway when a dark brown or blue older model Nissan Altima pulled in the driveway. An African American male exited the vehicle asking victim for money. Victim refused and entered her residence. The offender then walked up to the side door and started knocking and asking to make a phone call. Victim refused, and offender used force to enter the residence. A struggle ensued and victim had been stabbed multiple times with an unknown sharp object. Offender left the scene in his vehicle. Victim ran to a neighbor's house and that is when the police were notified.

The offender is described as an African American male, approximately 5'10", 160/180 lbs., wearing blue short-sleeve shirt and dark colored khaki shorts, with white socks. Offender's hair was dark colored and combed back, with dread type curls on the ends. Offender was unshaven and approximately in his 30's.

The vehicle had dark tinted windows, no front license plate, and a visor on the roof in front of the sunroof.  Investigators are in the process of obtaining a possible sketch of the offender from the victim. We are asking for the public's assistance in locating the offender. Investigators from the Willowbrook Police Department and the DuPage County Sheriff's Department are currently investigating the incident. If anyone has any information pertaining to this incident they are requested to contact the Willowbrook Police Department Investigations at (630) 325-2808 or (630) 325-2121.