Chicago police are warning Beverly residents of a burglar targeting homes and garages in the South Side neighborhood.
On Aug. 17, the burglar broke the window of a home in the 9000 block of South Damen Avenue and stole jewelry and electronics from inside, Chicago police said in a community alert.
Police believe the same person is responsible for burglarizing five garages that were targeted in the same fashion:
- Three times between Aug. 18 and Aug. 25 in the 9000 block of South Damen Avenue;
- Between Aug. 21 and 22 in the 9000 block of South Hoyne Avenue; and
- Between Aug. 25 and 27 in the 9000 block of South Hamilton Avenue.
In these instances, the burglar took bicycles and lawn equipment from within, police said. These burglaries happened between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Area South detectives at 312-747-8273.