Windows smashed, handbags stolen on Mag Mile overnight

Nieman Marcus at 737 North Michigan on the Magnificent Mile. | Google

A burglar used a brick to smash the windows of a Mag Mile retailer overnight and then stole expensive handbags that were on display inside.

Northwestern University Police found the windows broken out at Neiman Marcus, 737 North Michigan, around 4:45 a.m.

Police spoke with a store manager who reported that several purses worth $5,000 appeared to be gone.

No one is in custody. Area Central detectives are investigating.

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