Car thefts reported in River West

In each incident, victims left the keys to their vehicles inside unattended before their vehicle was stolen.

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A string of car thefts were reported in March 2021, in River West.

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Police are warning of a string of car thefts reported recently in River West.

In each incident, victims left the keys to their vehicles inside unattended before their vehicle was stolen, Chicago police said in a community alert.

The thefts happened:

  • Between 3:45 p.m. and 6 p.m. March 8 in the 800 block of West Superior Street;
  • About 5:40 p.m. and 11:05 p.m. March 18 in the 700 block of North Milwaukee Avenue;
  • About 10:30 p.m. March 19 in the 800 block of West Superior Street;
  • Between 7 p.m. March 26 and 10 a.m. March 27 in the 600 block of West Hubbard Street; and
  • About 9:30 p.m. March 29 in the 800 block of West Superior Street.

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

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