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Burglars Keep Hitting An Uptown Construction Site, Police Say

A construction site in the 5000 block of North Broadway has been hit by burglars three times within just days.

A 14-year-old girl who was shot in the head Wednesday was listed in critical condition at Comer Children’s Hospital, officials said.
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CHICAGO — A construction site in Uptown has been burglarized at least three times since mid-April, police said.

The burglar or burglars got into the construction site in the 5000 block of North Broadway by removing wooden fence panels and then stole from the sites, according to a Chicago Police business alert.

The burglaries occurred:

  • 3:30 p.m. April 17-6:30 a.m. April 18
  • 3:30 p.m. April 19-7 a.m. April 20
  • 8 p.m. Tuesday

No description of the burglar or burglars was available.

Anyone with information was asked to call police at 312-744-8263.