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Cars stolen by tow truck in Avondale, police say

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Police are warning residents of recent car thefts in the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

In two incidents on Addison Street, a dark-colored tow truck was caught on surveillance video taking a vehicle from a parking lot, Chicago police said in a community alert. The manager of the lot said they did not order the tow, police said.

The thefts happened:

  • about 7:20 a.m. Jan. 5 in the 3500 block of West Addison Street;
  • about 7:30 a.m. Jan. 5 in the 3400 block of West Addison Street; and
  • about 7 p.m. Jan. 4 in the 3400 block of North Monticello Avenue.

Anyone with information was asked to call detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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