Police investigating school burglaries in Uptown, North Center

SHARE Police investigating school burglaries in Uptown, North Center

Police are investigating two burglaries that happened after-hours at North Side schools in the past two weeks.

Both schools had electronics stolen and property damaged, Area North detectives said in a community alert issued Wednesday.

The first burglary happened May 16,at a schoolin the 2500 block of West Addison in the North Center neighborhood. Lane Technical High School is located on that block. Authorities believe the burglary happened between 1:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., police said.

In that incident, the burglars are described as four people who were riding BMX-style bicycles, police said.

Another burglary happened in the 4400 block of North Magnolia in the Uptown neighborhood, police said.

That incident happened between Friday and Monday over the Memorial Day weekend, sometime between 3:30 p.m. and 7:15 a.m., police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at (312) 744-8263.


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