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String of garage burglaries reported on Far South Side

SHARE String of garage burglaries reported on Far South Side
SHARE String of garage burglaries reported on Far South Side

Police are warning residents about a string of recent garage burglaries in the Morgan Park and Beverly neighborhoods on the Far South Side.

In each incident, a burglar gained entry to a garage between midnight and 10:30 a.m. by either breaking a window or prying a garage door open, according to an alert from Chicago Police. The suspect then stole tools and lawn equipment.

The burglaries happened:

  • Oct. 5 in the 11100 block of South Artesian Avenue;
  • Oct. 9 in the 2500 block of West 117th Street;
  • Oct. 12 in the 11100 block of South Longwood Drive;
  • Saturday in the 2400 block of West 113th Street;
  • Tuesday in the 11100 block of South Bell Avenue;
  • Tuesday in the 10600 block of South Leavitt Street; and
  • Wednesday in the 2500 block of West 109th Street.

Anyone with information about the burglaries should call Area South detectives at (312) 747-8273.

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