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Garage burglaries reported in Brighton Park: police

Several burglaries happened in the 3600 block of South Artesian Avenue.

Garage burglaries were reported in Little Village May 11 and 16, 2020.
Several garages were burglarized July and Aug. 2019, in Brighton Park.
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Police are warning residents of a series of garage burglaries reported over the last few weeks in Brighton Park on the Southwest Side.

In each case, someone gained entry into the garage and took items from inside, Chicago police said in a community alert.

The thefts happened:

  • Between 4:50 p.m. and 6:35 p.m. July 31 in the 3400 block of West 37th Place
  • Between 7 p.m. and 8 a.m. July 31 in the 3600 block of South Artesian Avenue
  • Between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Aug. 7 in the 3500 block of South Rockwell Street
  • At 3 p.m. Aug. 10 in the 3600 block of South Artesian Avenue
  • At 8:15 a.m. Aug. 13 in the 2900 block of West 36th Street
  • At 8:15 a.m. Aug. 18 in the 3500 block of South Artesian Avenue
  • Between 3 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. Aug. 18 in the 3600 block of South Artesian Avenue.

Two males in a blue pick-up truck were seen in one case, police said. A male in a white van was seen in another.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8382.

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