Garage burglaries reported in Washington Heights, Auburn Gresham

SHARE Garage burglaries reported in Washington Heights, Auburn Gresham
cpd_uniform12.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

Police are warning South Side residents of four recent garage burglaries in the Washington Heights and Auburn Gresham neighborhoods.

The burglaries happened on May 18 in the 9000 block of South Laflin, on May 19 in the 8700 block of South Justine, and twice on May 22 in the 8700 block of South Marshfield, according to a community alert from Area South detectives.

The suspect enters the garage through the overhead door by force or after a homeowner left it open, and takes tools and yard equipment, police said.

Anyone with information should call the Area South Property Crimes Unit at (312) 747-8273.

The Latest
Two men were shot about 3:20 p.m. Sunday in the 11500 block of South LaSalle Street, police said. One man died at Christ Hospital. The other man is in serious condition. No one is in custody.
Preliminary evidence indicates multiple assailants opened fire early Sunday morning in the 4500 block of South Evans Avenue, according to Chicago police.
A 58-year-old man fell into Lake Michigan in the Playpen on Saturday, police said.
A week of high temperatures arrives as the Chicago Park District opens all 77 public pools for the season. The city is offering six cooling centers where those who could be vulnerable to the heat can seek relief.
Reese, the No. 7 overall pick in the draft, leads all rookies in rebounds, steals and double-doubles. She had her sixth consecutive double-double and seventh overall Sunday against the Fever.