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Police warn of commercial burglaries in West Side neighborhoods

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Chicago Police are warning businesses in the West Side neighborhoods of East Garfield Park and Humboldt Park of burglaries.

Two commercial burglaries have been reported in the neighborhoods since March 15, according to a community alert.

Police said at least one suspect forced the gate open and broke the front door window, gaining entry to the businesses and took property.

The first burglary occurred at 3:30 a.m. on March 15 in the 3100 block of West Madison Avenue. The second happened at 2:00 a.m. on March 18 in the 3400 block of West Chicago Avenue.

One suspect is described as a man standing between 5-foot-10 and 6-foot-1 and weighing between 180 and 200 pounds. A second suspect is described as a 5-foot-6, 125-pound woman, police said.

Anyone with information should call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.