Community Alert: 12th District Burglaries


During the month of December in the 12th District, offender(s) have made entry into multi-unit buildings and taken property from apartments and/or basements.

These incidents occurred at various hours of the day.


  • 2300 block of W. Cortez St., between Nov. 30 and Dec. 1
  • 900 block of N. Hoyne Ave., Dec. 2, during daytime hours
  • 900 block of N. Hoyne Ave., Dec. 4, during evening hours
  • 1800 block of W. Haddon Ave., Dec. 5, during daytime hours
  • 2300 block of W. Rice St., Dec. 8, during daytime hours

What you can do:

  • Keep the perimeter of your property well lit.
  • Report suspicious activity immediately.
  • Keep doors and windows secured.
  • Immediately repair any broken windows, doors or locks.
  • If video surveillance is available, save and make a copy of the incident for investigating detectives.
  • If you are a victim, do not touch anything and call police immediately
  • If approached by a witness to the incident, request their contact information. 

If you have any information about these incidents, please contact the Area Central Bureau of Detectives at 312.747.8382. Reference numbers are HX-526550, HX-530639, HX-531280 and HX-535259.



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