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Burglaries in Marquette Park prompt community alert

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Police are warning Marquette Park residents on the South Side to secure their homes following a string of burglaries reported in April.

In each incident, the burglar gained entry to the home and fled with stolen property, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The burglaries occurred:

  • Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., April 2 in the 7200 block of South Albany Avenue;
  • At 9:27 a.m., April 11 in the 7000 block of South Rockwell Street;
  • Between 9:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m., April 12 in the 2900 block of West 66th Street;
  • At 11 a.m., April 15 in the 7200 block of South Mozart Street; and
  • Between 7 a.m., April 15 and 11:30 a.m., April 18 in the 7000 block of South Rockwell Street.

Police did not release a description of the burglar.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.

On Monday, two men were injured after being caught in the crossfire of a shooting in Marquette Park.

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