Restaurants burglarized on the Near North Side, Lincoln Park: police

In each incident, someone broke into the front door of restaurants using a pry tool and stole property, police said.

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Police say a 34-year-old man attacked a Chicago police officer July 13, 2022, near Grant Park.

Nine restaurants were burglarized between Dec. 2019 and Feb. 2020 in Lincoln Park and on the Near North Side.

Sun-Times file

Chicago police are warning residents of a string of burglaries reported between December and February in Lincoln Park and on the Near North Side.

In each incident, someone broke into the front door of restaurants using a pry tool and stole property, Chicago police said in a community alert.

The burglaries happened:

  • Dec. 26 in the 400 block of North Dearborn Street;
  • Dec. 31 in the 200 block of East Illinois Street;
  • Jan. 12 in the 1000 block of West North Avenue;
  • Feb. 1 in the 700 block of North Wells Street;
  • Feb. 3 in the 300 block of East Illinois Street;
  • Feb. 7 in the 300 block of North Clark Street;
  • Feb. 12 in the 200 block of West North Avenue;
  • Feb. 16 in the 200 block of East Ohio Street; and
  • Feb. 23 in the 500 block of North Wells Street and the 400 block of North Orleans Street.

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

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