Burglar broke into 5 Lincoln Park homes on Tuesday, police say

A burglar broke into at least five apartments in a small part of Lincoln Park on Tuesday, according to an alert from Chicago police. The prowler forced his way through rear doors or windows during the morning and afternoon and took valuables from the homes. He left each scene on foot, the alert from Area Three detectives said.

This map shows the approximate locations of the burglaries. | Multiplottr

Three burglaries occurred on the 1900 block of North Bissell. There was one each on the 2000 block of North Sheffield and the 2100 block of North Fremont, police said.

The alert did not describe the burglar.

Anyone who has information about the crimes can contact detectives at 312-744-8263 about community alert #P22-3-039.

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