Burglars target South Chicago homes: police

In each case, the burglar broke a window or sliding glass door to get inside the home, police said.

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Homes were burglarized in South Chicago

The latest burglary happened Dec. 29, 2019, in the 8300 block of South Buffalo Avenue.

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Police are warning South Side residents of three home burglaries reported last month in South Chicago.

In each case, someone made their way into a home by breaking a window or sliding glass door and took electronics from inside, Chicago police said in a community alert.

A burglary happened Dec. 18 in the 8200 block of South Manistee Avenue, police said. Another took place Dec. 26-29 in the 8000 block of South Colfax Avenue.

The third occurred Dec. 29 in the 8300 block of South Buffalo Avenue, police said. All of the burglaries happened between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

A description of any suspects was not immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area South detectives at 312-747-8273.

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