Cops looking for crew that burglarized 7 businesses in 90 minutes (video)

Surveillance images released by Chicago police show the burglary suspects. (Chicago Police Department)

Chicago police released video on Tuesday of a burglary crew that broke into seven businesses during one morning last month. The group burglarized locations in Lakeview, Bucktown, Avondale, and Logan Square.

During each crime, the men used a hammer to break glass on the front, side, or rear of the business, according to the police. Once inside, they took money from cash registers and drawers.

Take a look at this footage:

Police described the suspects as men of an unknown race, 20 to 30 years old, 5’7″ to 6 feet tall, and 150 to 170 pounds. They wore black masks, black hoodies, black pants, and gloves.

According to police, all of the burglaries occurred on March 28. The crew struck locations in:

  • the 3000 block of North Broadway at 5:22 a.m.
  • the 2300 block of North Leavitt at 5:40 a.m.
  • the 2400 block of West Schubert at 5:57 a.m.
  • the 2800 block of North Halsted at 6:06 a.m.
  • the 2600 block of West Diversey at 6:16 a.m.
  • the 3000 block of North Milwaukee at 6:26 a.m.
  • the 600 block of West Briar at 6:39 a.m.

Anyone with information about them can contact investigators at 312-744-8263 or 312-746-7394. Refer to crime pattern #P24-CW-018

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