Burglars target homes on the North Side

The most recent happened Feb. 7 between 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of West Leland Avenue.

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Homes were burglarized on the North Side

Several blocks on the North Side were targeted by home burglars, including the 1000 block of West Leland Avenue.

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Police are warning North Siders of a series of home burglaries reported in recent weeks in Lake View, Wrigleyville, Lincoln Park and Uptown.

In each case, the burglars forced their way inside through a door or window, Chicago police said in a community alert.

The burglaries happened:

  • Between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Feb. 1 in the 3700 block of North Sheffield Avenue;
  • Between 9 a.m. Feb. 1 and 9 a.m. Feb. 3 in the 900 block of West Oakdale Avenue;
  • Between 7:38 a.m. and 6:55 p.m. Feb. 3 in the 700 block of West Belmont Avenue;
  • At 1:24 p.m. Feb. 3 in the 900 block of West Belmont Avenue;
  • Between 8:50 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3 in the 800 block of West Buckingham Place;
  • Between 2:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Feb. 3 in the 3900 block of North Janssen Avenue and
  • Between 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the 1000 block of West Leland Avenue

The suspects were described as males wearing dark clothing, gloves and scarves or face masks.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area North detectives at 312-744-8263.

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

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