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Pickpocket targets women at Lake View bars, clubs: police

The pickpocket stole from six women in three days, Chicago police said.

Several cars were reported stolen March 2021 in Englewood.
Six thefts were reported between June 28, 2019 and June 30, 2019 at bars and clubs in Lake View.
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Chicago police are warning bar-goers in Lake View about a series of recent pickpocket thefts at establishments in the North Side community area.

In each of the six incidents, someone targeted women at nightclubs and bars in the area and stole property from their person without the victim noticing, Chicago police said.

The thefts occurred:

· At 10 p.m., June 28 in the 3700 block of North Broadway Avenue;

· At 1:10 a.m., June 29 in the 3500 block of North Clark Street;

· At 1:30 p.m., June 29 in the 3300 block of North Halsted Street;

· At 3:45 a.m., June 29 in the 3700 block of North Broadway Avenue;

· At 6:00 p.m., June 30 in the 3300 block of North Broadway Avenue; and

· At 6:15 p.m., June 30 in the 3400 block of North Halsted Street.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call Area North detectives at 312-744-8263.