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String of vehicle thefts reported in Chicago Lawn

SHARE String of vehicle thefts reported in Chicago Lawn
SHARE String of vehicle thefts reported in Chicago Lawn

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.

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