Alert to West Town residents: Burglaries


The Chicago Police Department's (CPD) 12th District is alerting residents about burglaries in the District.

These West Town incidents occurred in December and January. The offender(s) broke in through a rear door by prying if open.

The incidents were:

  • 1400 block of W. Superior, Dec. 12 -- 13, between 9 a.m. and 1 a.m.
  • 1100 block of W. Grand, Dec. 13, noon
  • 1200 block of W. Huron, Dec. 16, 3 p.m.
  • 500 block of N. Elizabeth, Jan. 6, between 8:45 a.m. and 7:05 pa.m.
  • 600 block of N. Ashland, Jan. 9, 2 p.m.

Nothing is known about the offenders.

What you can do

  • Always be aware of your surroundings
  • Ensure all entry points are secure and locked prior to leaving
  • Report suspicious activity immediately
  • If you are confronted by an assailant remain calm
  • Remember any unique physical characteristics (scars, limp, acne, teeth, etc...)
  • Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to the police
  • Ensure to have friends and family periodically check on your residence if gone for extended periods of time
  • If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information
  • Dial 9-1-1 immediately and remain on scene when possible

If you have any information, please contact the Area Central Detectives at 312.747-8380.

Incident numbers are: JC544908, JC546541, JC549096, JD106670 and JD109961



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