Police warn of garage burglaries in Avalon Park, Calumet Heights

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Chicago Police are warning residents of garage burglaries in the South Side Avalon Park and Calumet Heights neighborhoods.

In all 10 incidents, burglars forced their way into the victim’s garage before taking property, according to a community alert from police.

The burglaries in Avalon Park happened:

  • between 10:24 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. May 9 in the 7900 block of South Dorchester;
  • between 1:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. May 10 in the 8100 block of South Blackstone;
  • about 2 a.m. May 14 in the 7900 block of South Dante;
  • between 8:30 p.m. May 16 and 4:50 a.m. May 17 in the 7800 block of South Kimbark;
  • and about 6 a.m. May 18 in the 8100 block of South Dorchester.

The burglaries in Calumet Heights happened:

  • between 8:00 p.m. May 2 and 7:50 a.m. May 3 in the 9100 block of South Merrill;
  • between 10:30 p.m. May 13 and 4 a.m. May 14 in the 9000 block of South Luella;
  • about 8:30 a.m. May 17 in the 9200 block of South Luella;
  • between 9 a.m. May 21 and 10:30 a.m. May 22 in the 9300 block of South Paxton;
  • and about 8:30 a.m. May 22 in the 9100 block of South Clyde.

The two suspects in the Calumet Heights burglaries were described as 20 to 25-year-old black men, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area South Property Crimes at (312) 747-8273.

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