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Police warn of home burglaries in Bridgeport

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Police are warning South Side residents about eight home burglaries reported over the last month in Bridgeport.

In each case, a suspect or suspects entered a home by force and took property from inside, according to an alert from Chicago police.

The burglaries happened:

  • Between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. March 14 in the 3100 block of South Shields Avenue;
  • At 7:39 p.m. March 24 in the 2600 block of South Shields Avenue;
  • Between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. March 26 in the 2700 block of South Wallace Street;
  • At 7:37 p.m. March 26 in the 2900 block of South Union Avenue;
  • At 8:15 a.m. March 27 in the 460 block of West 28th Place;
  • Between 11:50 a.m. and 2:58 p.m. March 27 in the 2900 block of South Wells Street;
  • At 5:45 p.m. April 2 in the 400 block of West 27th Street; and
  • Between 9:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. April 10 in the 2900 block of South Union Avenue.

Police did not provide a description of the suspects but said a black pickup or tow truck was involved in some of the incidents.

Anyone with information should call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8382.

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