Crime Briefs: Police Warn of North Side Burglaries

Crime-web[dropcap]C[/dropcap]ommunity alerts were issued after burglars broke into several homes on the city’s North Side.

Police say burglars forced their way into the homes and apartments by using windows and doors in at least five reported burglaries in October. Items stolen included electronics, cash and other valuables.

The most recent burglaries happened in the:

  • 5600 block of West Waveland Avenue between Sept. 24 and Oct. 3
  • 6300 block of West Melrose Street between 11 a.m. and 1:25 p.m. Oct. 6
  • 5400 block of West Waveland Avenue at 6 p.m. Oct. 15
  • 6000 block of West Warwick Avenue between 8:30 and 11 p.m. Oct. 24
  • 5700 block of West Eddy Street between Oct. 27 and Oct. 29.

Police are urging people in the area to make sure all their doors and windows are locked and to call police if they notice suspicious people in the area.

Anyone with information about the crimes should call Area North Detectives at 312-747-8263.

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