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Police: Burglar targeting one South Shore block

A burglar has struck at least four times on the same block in the South Shore neighborhood over the last three weeks, police said.

The burglar breaks into homes in the 7700 block of South Kingston through the front or back door, and steals property, according to a community alert from Area South detectives.

The burglaries happened at 1 p.m. Jan. 7, and three times on Jan. 21—at 5 a.m., between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., and between 7 a.m. and 5:40 p.m., police said.

The suspect is described as a male black 16-23, about 6-foot and 160 pounds.

Anyone with information should call the Property Crimes Unit at (312) 747-8273.