Police warn West Town residents of recent burglaries to homes

In each, someone got in by prying open a rear door.

SHARE Police warn West Town residents of recent burglaries to homes
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Five burglaries were reported in West Town in December and January.


Police are warning West Town residents of five burglaries to homes.

In each incident, someone broke in by prying open a rear door, Chicago police said in a community alert.

The burglaries happened:

  • between 9 a.m. Dec. 12 and 1 a.m. Dec. 13 in the 1400 block of West Superior Street;
  • about noon Dec. 13 in the 1100 block of West Grand Avenue;
  • about 3 p.m. Dec. 16 in the 1200 block of West Huron Street;
  • between 8:45 a.m. and 7:05 p.m. Jan. 6 in the 500 block of North Elizabeth Street; and
  • about 2 p.m. Jan. 9 in the 600 block of North Ashland Avenue.

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

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

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