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Thieves target parked cars on Near West Side

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Police are warning residents after multiple parked cars were stolen last month on the Near West Side.

In each case, someone took a vehicle after the owner parked it on a public street, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The thefts have occurred:

  • Between 6 p.m. March 14 and 10 a.m. March 15 in the 100 block of North Wood Street;
  • About 2 p.m. March 26 in the 1600 block of West Ogden Avenue; and
  • About 2 a.m. March 31 in the first block of North Paulina Street.

No suspect descriptions were reported, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.

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