Uptown: Cops issue burglary alert

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A burglary alert has been issued for the Uptown neighborhood after a series of residential break-ins over the past three weeks.

Police said in two separate alerts that the offenders are entering homes through unlocked front doors or open windows during evening hours.

Related burglaries were reported in the 900 block of West Gordon Terrace after 11 p.m. on March 28th; in the 4100 block of North Sheridan at 5 p.m. on April 6th; in the 4400 block of North Magnolia between 5:10 p.m. and 9:40 p.m. on April 6th; in the 1200 block of West Montrose at 4:30 p.m. on April 7th; and in the 4400 block of North Racine at 10:37 p.m. on April 11th.

CPD’s community alert encourages residents to double-check their doors and windows to ensure that they are locked.

Anyone with information about the burglaries may contact Area North detectives at 312-744-8263.

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