Police are warning residents in Chicago Lawn of a string of vehicle thefts in the Southwest Side.
At least five vehicles were broken into and stolen in late March, Chicago police said in a community alert. In some cases, keys were left in the vehicles.
The thefts happened:
- about 1:30 p.m. March 18 in the 7000 block of South Rockwell Street;
- about 11:15 p.m. March 18 in the 7000 block of South Campbell Avenue;
- about 8:20 a.m. March 25 in the 6700 block of South Oakley Avenue;
- about 12:30 p.m. March 31 in the 2600 block of West 74th Street; and
- about 10:30 p.m. March 31 in the 6800 bock of South Bell Avenue.
Anyone with tips is asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.