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Chicago police issue alert after car thefts in Englewood

In each incident, someone parked their car, then discovered it missing on the same day or the next.

A string of car thefts were reported in April in Englewood on the South Side.
A string of car thefts were reported in April in Englewood on the South Side.
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Police are warning residents of a string of car thefts reported last month in Englewood on the South Side.

In each incident, someone parked their vehicle then discovered it missing on the same day or the next day, Chicago police said.

The incidents happened:

  • Between 5 p.m. April 7 and noon April 8 in the 7200 Block of South Halsted Street;
  • About 3:30 p.m. April 8 in the 7200 Block of South Peoria Street;
  • Between 4 p.m. April 23 and 3 p.m. April 24 in the 7300 Block of South Sangamon Street; and
  • Between 10 p.m. April 24 and 7 a.m. April 25 in the 7300 Block of South Halsted Street.

Police did not have a description of the alleged thieves.

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