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Chicago Police Warn of Burglaries on City's North Side

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    Chicago Police Warn of Burglaries on City's North Side

    Chicago police issued a warning early Monday after a series of burglaries on the city's North Side. Sandra Torres reports. 

    (Published Monday, Jan. 21, 2019)

    Chicago police issued a warning early Monday after a series of burglaries on the city's North Side.

    At least 11 burglaries have taken place in the city's Lincoln Park and Old Town neighborhoods over the last month, according to a community from Chicago police.

    Authorities said the burglaries took place as follows:

     

    • 1200 block of West Webster Avenue, Dec. 28, 2018 in the afternoon hours
    • 2000 block of North Fremont Street, Dec. 28, 2018 in the afternoon hours
    • 1100 block of West Armitage Avenue, Dec. 28, 2018 in the morning hours
    • 1800 block of North Cleveland Avenue, Dec. 31, 2018 in the afternoon hours
    • 1800 block of North Cleveland Avenue, Dec. 29, 2018 in the morning hours
    • 2000 block of North Sheffield Avenue, Jan. 7, 2019 in the morning hours
    • 1700 block of North Mohawk Street, Jan. 7, 2019 in the morning hours
    • 2300 block of North Bosworth Avenue, Jan. 10, 2019 in morning hours
    • 900 block of West Webster Avenue, Jan. 11, 2019 in the morning hours
    • 1200 block of North Schick Place, Jan. 15, 2019 in the morning hours
    • 800 block of West Armitage Avenue, Jan. 15, 2019 in the morning hours

     

    In each incident, police said the offender enters the residence either through an open door or window, or by forcing the point of entry open.

    Once inside, the burglar takes computer equipment, jewelry, camera equipment, credit cards, televisions, clothing and cash, according to police.

    Authorities said area residents should keep doors locked and windows secure, and keep a record of serial numbers of property to recover items in the event that they are stolen.

    No one is in custody in connection with any of the burglaries, according to police, who continue to investigate.

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