Burglar smashes door of cellphone store, carries off two cash registers — and an iPad

Surveillance video caught the burglary in the 2300 block of West Chicago Avenue early Tuesday.

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A cellphone store was burglarized May 4, 2021, in the 2300 block of West Chicago Avenue.

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A burglar smashed the glass door of a cellphone store in Ukrainian Village early Tuesday and made off with two cash registers — and an iPad.

Police responded to an alarm at the store in the 2300 block of West Chicago Avenue about 4:10 a.m. and found the door had been shattered with a rock, Chicago police said.

Surveillance video showed a man going into the store and stealing two cash registers and an iPad, police said.

No one was reported in custody.

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