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Smash-and-grab thieves hit vehicles in Chinatown, Bridgeport and South Loop

Two male suspects shattered the windows of parked cars, Chicago police said.

Thieves stole from parked vehicles in January, February and March 2020 in Chinatown, Bridgeport and the South Loop.
Thieves stole from parked vehicles in January, February and March 2020 in Chinatown, Bridgeport and the South Loop.
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Police are warning the public about a string of thefts from vehicles in Chinatown, Bridgeport and the South Loop.

In each case, two males shattered the windows of parked cars and stole property, Chicago police said in a community alert.

  • Between 5 p.m. Jan. 25 and 8 a.m. Jan. 26 in the 500 Block of West 24th Street;
  • Between 5 p.m. Feb. 18 and 8:25 a.m. Feb. 19 in the 2400 Block of South Archer Avenue;
  • Between 1:20 a.m. and 2:05 a.m. Feb. 25 in the 500 Block of West 24th Place;
  • Between 8 p.m. March 4 and 1 p.m. March 5 in the 2100 Block of South Archer Avenue;
  • Between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. March 5 in the 2300 Block of South Princeton; and
  • Between 5 a.m. and 7:40 a.m. March 5 in the 2400 Block of South Wentworth Avenue.

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

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