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Garage Burglars Hit Avondale And Irving Park, Police Warn

There's been a rash of break-ins over the past several weeks.

A man was killed in Brighton Park early Monday, police said. [Victoria Pickering/Flickr]
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IRVING PARK — A series of garages burglaries were reported in the Irving Park and Avondale neighborhoods over the past two months.

In a police alert to neighbors, investigators say the seven burglaries happened in the:

  • 3700 block of North Central Park Avenue between 7 p.m. on June 29 and to 8 a.m. on June 30.
  •  3600 block of North Central Park Avenue on June 30 at 12:45 a.m.
  • 3200 block of North Lawndale Avenue on July 2 at 8 a.m.
  • 3700 block of North Harding Street between 8 a.m. on July 6 and 1 a.m. on July 7.
  • 3700 block of North Lawndale Avenue on July 8 at 2 p.m.
  • 3600 block of North Bernard Street between 8:30 p.m. on July 16 and 6:45 a.m. on July 17.
  • 3600 block of North Bernard Street between 9 a.m. on July 16 and 9 a.m. on July 17.

In each of the burglaries someone entered the garage through a door or window to steal property, police said.

Anyone with information should contact Area North detectives at 312-744-8263.