Police: Garage burglaries reported in West Lawn, Clearing

SHARE Police: Garage burglaries reported in West Lawn, Clearing
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Four garage burglaries have been reported in the West Lawn and Clearing neighborhoods on the Southwest Side in the last two weeks, prompting police to issue a community alert.

According to police, the burglaries occurred: About 12:45 p.m. on Sept. 19 in the 4500 block of West 66th Place; about 7 a.m. on Sept. 20 in the 6400 block of South Tripp; about 1 p.m. on Sept. 22 in the 6200 block of South Kildare; and about 7 a.m. on Sept. 28 in the 6600 block of South Knox.

In each case, a suspect or suspects got into the garage through a window or door and took property, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8382.


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