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Police Say Same Burglar Hit 11 Lincoln Park Homes In Past Month

The most recent burglaries happened last week, police said.

A home in the 800 block of West Armitage Avenue was burglarized on Jan. 15, police said.
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CHICAGO — Police believe one burglar has targeted Lincoln Park homes 11 times in less than a month.

The burglar got into homes by forcing or going through open doors and windows, then stole jewelry, computers, camera equipment, credit cards, TV, clothing and cash, according to a Chicago Police community alert.

The burglaries occurred:

  • Afternoon of Dec. 28 in the 1200 block of West Webster Avenue
  • Afternoon of Dec. 28 in the 2000 block of North Fremont Street
  • Morning of Dec. 28 in the 1100 block of West Armitage Avenue
  • Morning of Dec. 29 in the 1800 block of North Cleveland Avenue
  • Afternoon of Dec. 31 in the 1800 block of North Cleveland Avenue
  • Morning of Jan. 7 in the 2000 block of North Sheffield Avenue
  • Morning of Jan. 7 in the 1700 block of North Mohawk Street
  • Morning of Jan. 10 in the 2300 block of North Bosworth Avenue
  • Morning of Jan. 11 in the 900 block of West Webster Avenue
  • Morning of Jan. 15 in the 1200 block of North Schick Place
  • Morning of Jan. 15 in the 800 block of West Armitage Avenue

No detailed description of the burglar was available.

Anyone with information about the burglaries was asked to call police at 312-747-8380.