Police warn of burglaries across Southwest Side

SHARE Police warn of burglaries across Southwest Side

Police are warning residents of a string of robberies this month in the Vittum Park, Garfield Ridge and LeClaire Courts neighborhoods on the

In each incident, the burglar entered a residence or garage and stole property, Chicago Police said.

The burglaries occurred:

  • About 7 p.m. on June 12 in the 5100 block of South Linder;
  • About 5 p.m. on June 13 in the 4500 block of South Lavergne;
  • About 7 p.m. on June 17 in the 4700 block of South Leclaire;
  • About 6 p.m. on June 20 in the 5600 block of South Archer;
  • About 3:40 p.m. Thursday in the 5100 block of South Laporte;
  • About 8 p.m. Sunday in the 5400 block of South Laramie.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Central detectives (312) 747-8380.

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