Crime briefs: Garage burglaries in Pilsen

[dropcap]P[/dropcap]olice issued an alert Monday night warning residents of two burglaries that have happened in Pilsen this month.

The first burglary happened at night last Monday in the 2000 block of W. 21st Street. The second reported incident happened two days later during daylight hours in the 2100 block of W. 19th Street.

In both incidents someone entered a residential garage and stole property from inside.

Police are advising residents to keep the perimeter of their property well lit, keep doors and windows secured, report suspicious activity immediately and quickly repair any broken windows, doors or locks. If a break in does occur, police say to not touch anything and call police immediately. Moreover, if video surveillance is available, save it and make a copy of the incident.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8382.

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