Burglar hits condo garages on one North Center block: police

Eight burglaries have been reported throughout April.

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A rash of burglaries have been reported in the 3700 block of North Wolcott Avenue in North Center.

A rash of burglaries have been reported in the 3700 block of North Wolcott Avenue in North Center.

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Police are warning North Side residents of a recent string of burglaries to garages on a single block in North Center.

In each burglary, a man forces his way into a condominium garage overnight and steals valuables from the garage and individual storage areas, Chicago police said in a community alert.

Six of the burglaries happened about 3:40 a.m. April 20 in the 3700 block of North Wolcott Avenue, police said. Another two happened about 4 a.m. April 3 on the same block.

Police said the suspect was a male wearing all black.

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

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