BACK OF THE YARDS — Police are cautioning drivers in Back of the Yards, Brighton Park and Gage Park after a spate of car thefts throughout April.
In each incident, the vehicles were left running with the keys inside when they were stolen, police said in a community alert.
The most recent theft occurred in the 4600 block of South Richmond Street Thursday at 6:44 p.m.
The other incidents occurred in the:
- 1900 block of West 47th Street at 10:37 a.m. April 10.
- 5100 block of South Artesian Avenue at 11:30 p.m. April 5.
- 4500 block of South Whipple Street at 3:02 p.m. April 5.
- 4200 block of South Richmond Street between 7:10 a.m. and 7:25 a.m. April 1.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 312-747-8382.