Cops: High-rise burglar targeting unlocked apartments in Streeterville

Three residential burglaries high-rise buildings have prompted Chicago police to issue a community alert for the Streeterville neighborhood.

The thief is burglarizing apartments and condos that have been left unlocked, police said. Detectives have linked three recent burglaries to the pattern:

  • in the 500 block of North McClurg on the evening of August 6
  • in the 300 block of East Ohio on the afternoon of August 21
  • in the 500 block of North McClurg on the morning of August 22

Police did not release a description of the burglar. They encouraged residents to lock their doors and to have broken doors or locks repaired.

Anyone with information about the crimes can contact Area Three detectives at 312-744-8263 regarding crime pattern P20-3-159.

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