Police Alert: Garage burglaries in the 14th District target bicycles


n September, there were three garage burglaries, according to a Chicago Police Department's 14th District alert where an unknown offender entered victims' garages, targeting bicycles.

Incident Times and Locations

  • 1700 block of N. Sawyer Ave. on Sept. 9 between 5 and 5:50 a.m.
  • 3400 block of W. Shakespeare Ave on Sept. 9 between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
  • 3500 block of W. Evergreen Ave. on Sept. 23 between 10:30 a.m. and noon

The offender is described as a male African American.

What you can do

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Pay special attention to any suspicious subjects loitering in the area.
  • If you are confronted by an assailant, remain calm.
  • Save and surveillance video which captured incident or possible offenders.
  • Never pursue an assailant.
  • Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s) including any vehicle description and license plate information.

Call Area North Detectives at 312.744.8263, if you have any information about these crimes.

Incident numbers are: JC-425578, JC-426077 and JC-446613.



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