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4 home burglaries reported in Belmont Cragin

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Police are warning Northwest Side residents of four recent burglaries in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood.

Someone broke into residences and stole items from inside, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. During some of the incidents, the burglar entered homes while victims were asleep.

The burglaries happened:

• at 6 p.m. Nov. 29 in the 5100 block of West Wolfram;

• at 11:42 p.m. Dec. 1 in the 1700 block of West Parker;

• between 12 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 7 in the 5100 block of West Nelson; and

• between 5:40 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Dec. 16 in the 2900 block of North Kilbourn.

The suspect was described as about 5-foot-6 with a skinny build, and was seen taking off after one burglary in a black SUV, police said.

Anyone with information should contact Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.