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Porch pirate strikes same Edgewater Beach block four times in three weeks

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SHARE Porch pirate strikes same Edgewater Beach block four times in three weeks

Police are looking for a burglar who has stolen delivered packages from buildings in Edgewater Beach on the North Side.

In the past three weeks, some residents of the 5700 block of North Winthrop have been awaiting packages only to find them swiped during early-morning hours by a porch pirate, according to a community alert from the Chicago police.

A man got in to the building using the electronic keypad on the door and stole packages from the foyer, police said. The burglaries occurred at 3:52 a.m. Nov. 30, at 1:46 a.m. Dec. 5, at 3:01 a.m. Dec. 14 and at 4:18 a.m. Dec. 15.

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