Sun-Times file photo

Police: Man picking pockets in the Loop

SHARE Police: Man picking pockets in the Loop
SHARE Police: Man picking pockets in the Loop

Police are warning residents of a person who was pocket picking in December and January in the Loop.

In each theft, the person bumped into others on the sidewalk and took personal property from them, according to an alert from Chicago Police.

The thefts happened:

  • at 2 p.m. Dec. 31 in the 200 block of South Michigan Avenue;
  • at 2 p.m. Jan. 3 in the 200 block of South State Street; and
  • at 7:10 p.m. Jan. 4 in the 300 block of South State Street.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-5 black male with a dark complexion and bald head, police said.

The Latest
A manager of the building where three women died during a stretch of warm temperatures said city rules required them to provide heat through June 1. “Nobody is going to freeze to death in Chicago in May,” said Ald. Brian Hopkins, who introduced an ordinance to ease that requirement.
Kadri has been the subject of racist social media posts since he was involved in a collision that knocked Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington out for the rest of the teams’ playoff series.
By focusing on the more mundane and also bringing a broader historical perspective, playwright August Wilson captured how the hope of the young was met by the weariness of those who had seen it all before.
Foles will back up veteran Matt Ryan, who was acquired in a trade with the Falcons for a third-round draft pick. Foles, the MVP of Super Bowl LII in 2018, spent two seasons with the Bears, starting seven games in 2020.