Burglar hits 3 apartments in Old Town, Near North: police

The man forced his way into the apartments, police say.

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Chicago police is searching for a man who broke into and stole property from apartments in Old Town and Near North in December.

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Police are searching for a man who broke into three apartments over a two-day period in December in the Old Town and Near North neighborhoods.

In each incident, the man forcibly entered apartments and stole property, Chicago police said in a community alert.

The robberies happened in the evening hours of:

  • Dec. 24 in the 1200 block of North LaSalle Drive;
  • Dec. 26 in the 1000 block of North Orleans Street; and
  • Dec. 26 in the 1500 block of North Wells Street.

The man is between 50 to 60 years old and about 5-foot-8 to 6-foot-2, police said.

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

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