Burglars strike home of missing teen same day she was last seen in Cicero
Velia Flores was last seen Jan. 6, and video evidence suggests the burglars had a key to the home, police said.
Police in west suburban Cicero believe the disappearance of a 17-year-old girl and a burglary at her home the same day she went missing may be connected.
Velia Flores was last seen Jan. 6 and about 5:34 p.m. that day two suspects burglarized her home in the 5100 block of Cermak Road, Cicero police said.
Video evidence suggests the burglars had a key to the home, police said. They stole two flat screen TV’s, an internet modem and other items before driving off in a black sedan.
One of the suspects was caught on a Ring home surveillance camera, police said. He was described as 17 to 19 years old with a goatee and of medium height. He was wearing dark blue sweatpants and a black hooded Columbia jacket.
Anyone with information on the burglary or Flores’ whereabouts is asked to call Cicero police at 708-652-2130.