Burglars targeting vacant buildings in South Austin

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Police are warning of a series of burglariesto vacant buildings in the South Austin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

In each incident, the offender or offenders forcibly entered vacant buildings through back doors and stole property, according to Chicago Police.

The burglaries happened:

  • Between 8 p.m. Jan. 9 and 8:45 a.m. Jan. 10 in the 300 block of N. Parkside;
  • Between noon Jan. 11 and 11 a.m. Jan. 12 in the 900 block of N. Le Claire;
  • Between 9 a.m. Jan 9 and about 10:10 a.m. Jan. 15 in the 1000 block of N. Waller.

Area North detectives are investigating the burglaries.

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