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Police warn about garage burglaries in Gresham District

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Police are warning about a string of garage burglaries last month throughout the South Side Gresham District.

In many of the burglaries, the suspect forced the garage door open with a pry tool and took lawn care items, tools and bicycles, police said in a community alert from the Sixth District.

The burglaries happened:

  • Between the evening of June 13 and midday June 14 in the 2000 block of West 79th Place;
  • In the early morning June 14 in the 7700 block of South Winchester;
  • In the early morning June 14 in the 8600 block of South Damen;
  • In the early morning June 16 in the 7900 block of South Princeton;
  • In the evening June 16 in the 7900 block of South Wolcott;
  • Between June 17 and 19 in the 7900 block of South Yates;
  • In the late evening June 20 and early morning June 21 in the 8200 block of South Hermitage;
  • In the early afternoon June 21 in the 8000 block of South Yale;
  • In the evening June 21 in the 1700 block of West 83rd Street;
  • Between the evening of June 21 and the morning of June 22 in the 8800 block of South Damen;
  • In the late evening June 22 in the 8200 block of South May;
  • In the early morning June 23 in the 7900 block of South Yale;
  • In the early morning June 25 in the 8200 block of South May;
  • In the morning June 26 in the 7700 block of South Seeley;
  • Between the early afternoon of June 28 and the morning of June 29 in the 7800 block of South Hamilton;
  • In the early morning June 29 in the 8400 block of South Hoyne; and
  • In the early morning June 29 in the 8400 block of South Winchester.

Anyone with information about these burglaries should call Area South property crimes at (312) 747-8273.