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Multiple churches burglarized in Back of the Yards: police

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Police are warning residents about a series of burglaries at churches in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

In each of the break-ins, one or more people entered the church by force and stole property from inside, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The burglaries occurred:

  • Between 7 p.m. Monday and 8:15 a.m. Tuesday in the 1800 block of West 50th Street;
  • At 3:41 a.m. on March 8 in the 5000 block of South Hermitage Avenue; and
  • Between 7 p.m. Feb. 17 and 8 a.m. Feb. 20 in the 1800 block of West 50th Street.

No information about any suspects was immediately made available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8382.