Alert: Thefts from vehicles




Someone is targeting vehicles near Ashland and North Avenues, according to the Chicago Police Department.

An unknown offender(s) is breaking into parked vehicles and stealing valuables within the police beat of 1433. 


  • In July, the incidents in this area occurred:
  • 1600 block of W. North Ave. on July 6 at 2 a.m
  • 1500 block of W. North Ave. on July 9 between 9:45 and 10:50 p.m.
  • 1600 block of W.  North Ave. on July 19 between 8 and 8:20 p.m.
  • 1600 block of W. North Ave. on July 21 at 3 a.m.
  • 1600 block of W. North Ave. on July 24 between 12:50 and 1:27 a.m.

What you can do

  • Be aware of this crime and alert your neighbors.
  • Pay special attention to any suspicious subjects loitering in the area.
  • Make sure all doors and windows are locked.
  • Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s), including any vehicle description and license plate information.

If you have any information about these crimes, please contact the Area North Detectives at 312.744.8263.

Reference numbers are JC-336887, JC-342071, JC-356825, JC-357982 and JC-362040.



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