Five home burglaries have been reported in the last two weeks in the Northwest Side Belmont Cragin neighborhood.
The suspect forcibly enters the front or back door of a home, or climbs in through an unlocked window and takes miscellaneous property, according to a community alert from Area North detectives.
The burglaries happened:
- between 8 a.m. April 28 and 11 p.m. April 29 in the 2400 block of North Leclaire;
- between 6 p.m. April 29 and 2 p.m. April 30 in the 4900 block of West George;
- between 1:40-2 p.m. May 1 in the 5000 block of West Deming;
- at 3 p.m. May 8 in the 5000 block of West Drummond; and
- at 5:30 a.m. May 9 and again at 7 a.m. May 10 in the 4900 block of West Nelson.
After one of the burglaries, the suspect was seen leaving the area carrying a bag filled with miscellaneous items, police said. He was described a black male between 5-foot-10 and 6-foot, and 150-170 pounds with short black hair and dark complexion.
Anyone with information should call detectives at (312) 744-8263.