Police are warning residents about a string of recent vehicle thefts in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
In each incident, a suspect stole a vehicle off the street by “unknown means,” according to an alert from Chicago Police.
The thefts happened:
• about 4:15 p.m. Sept. 25 in the 6200 block of South Western;
• at 4:27 p.m. Sept. 28 in the 6200 block of South Western;
• about 4:35 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Artesian; and
• about 10:30 a.m. Oct. 6 in the 6100 block of South Western.
The suspect is describes as a 160-pound black male, thought to be between 16 and 17 years old, police said.
Anyone with information should call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.