Lakeview: Woman hides under covers as burglar crawls into home; Also — Video rolls as trio burglarizes second home

Video grabs of three suspects wanted for burglary near Kenmore and Grace on Tuesday afternoon. | Provided

A Lakeview woman hid under her blankets as a burglar broke into her home Wednesday afternoon. Meanwhile, another Lakeview resident’s surveillance cameras captured images of a three-man burglary team that targeted his home Tuesday afternoon near Kenmore and Grace. Here are the details:

Home surveillance video captured images of three men as they burglarized a man’s home near Kenmore and Grace at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday. The victim told CWBChicago that the offenders broke through an unlocked window of the second-floor apartment to steal two laptops, cash, and a high-end camera.

The crew left the scene in a silver Chrysler 300M bearing Illinois license plate BF31611, according to a surveillance image provided by the victim.

Images of the three suspects are posted above. You can watch and skim the video below.

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• A 50-year-old Lakeview woman told police that she was taking a nap in the 600 block of West Wellington around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday when an intruder cut her window screen, climbed into her house, and burglarized it while she hid under her blankets in the bedroom.

The woman said the prowler was a black male who stands 5’8” to 5’10” tall and weighs about 160 pounds. He was wearing a black knit cap and a yellow shirt. He was last seen walking out the front door of the woman’s residence.

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