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Car thefts reported in Englewood

In each robbery, a person parked their car and found it missing the same day or the next day, police said.

Several cars were stolen in February and March 2021 in Englewood.
Several cars were stolen in February and March 2021 in Englewood.
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Chicago police are warning residents of a string of recent car robberies in Englewood on the South Side.

Several cars were stolen in February and March, Chicago police said. In each incident, a person parked their vehicle and found it missing the same day or the next day.

The robberies happened:

  • Feb. 18 in the 7000 block of South Laflin Avenue;
  • Feb. 23 in the 7300 block of South Ashland Avenue;
  • Feb. 23 in the 7100 block of South Ashland Avenue;
  • Feb. 27 in the 1500 block of West 73rd Place; and
  • March 1 or March 2 in the 1400 block of West 72nd Street.

Police did not immediately have a description of the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area One detectives at 312-747-8382.