String of burglaries reported in Ukrainian Village, Tri-Taylor

SHARE String of burglaries reported in Ukrainian Village, Tri-Taylor
police_lights91_300x18821.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

Police are warning residents about a series of burglaries this week in the Ukrainian Village and Tri-Taylor neighborhoods.

In five recent incidents, burglars walked up to victims before battering and robbing them, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

The burglaries happened:

  • about 1:35 p.m. Thursday in the 900 block of South Bell Avenue;
  • about 3:10 p.m. Thursday in the 900 block of North Leavitt Street;
  • about 2 a.m. Friday in the 900 block of North Honore;
  • about 2:15 a.m. Friday in the 2100 block of West Iowa Street; and
  • between 2:40 a.m. and 2:50 a.m. Sunday in the 2100 block of West Haddon Avenue.

The burglars are described as two to seven black males, between the ages of 16 and 25, standing between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-11, weighing between 150 and 170 pounds and possibly driving a black or dark-colored Chevrolet SUV, police said.

Anyone with information on the burglaries should call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8382.

The Latest
An uptick in flu and respiratory illness among kids, and a potential spike in COVID this winter, worries doctors, students and school leaders.
Groups ask for community meetings to discuss use of the 23-acre riverfront property, which is slated to be sold for $6.5 million.
Eberflus needs to shift the Bears’ strategy and starting lineup to get all he can out of the home stretch.
The nearly 900-member union has been working without a contract since mid-August and decisively authorized a strike last month.