Police Warn of North Side, Bucktown Burglaries

At least seven robberies have taken place in the last month, officials said

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    Police are warning businesses and retail stores on the North Side after a string of thefts took place within the last month, most of them in the Bucktown neighborhood.

    Police are warning businesses and retail stores on the North Side after a string of thefts took place in the last month, most of them within the Bucktown neighborhood.

    At least seven robberies have taken place in the last month, officials said.

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    Offenders allegedly enter retail stores and businesses by force and take computers and accessories.

    Police said the burglaries took place at the following locations:

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    • Dec. 2 in the 2100 block of North Damen Avenue between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m.
    • Dec. 12 in the 2100 block of North Elston Avenue at 4:49 a.m.
    • Dec. 13 in the 2100 block of North Damen Avenue at 4:50 a.m.
    • Dec. 20 in the 1900 block of North Damen Avenue between 5:10 a.m. and 5:14 a.m.
    • Dec. 21 in the 1800 block of North Damen Avenue at 5:16 a.m.
    • Between Dec. 31 and Jan. 2 in the 1300 block of West North Avenue between 6:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m.
    • Jan. 4 in the 1900 block of North Damen Avenue at 635 a.m.

    The suspects are described as black men, between 35 and 45 years old, standing between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10, and weighing 180-250 pounds.

    Anyone with information on the burglaries is asked to call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.