Police Seek Near North Side Burglar

CHICAGO (STMW) – Police have released photos of a man who forced his way into a Streeterville residence then stole a car Tuesday on the Near North Side.

The man forcibly entered a building in the 700 block of North Wabash Avenue on Tuesday and took a consumer electronic item and other miscellaneous items, according to an alert from Belmont Area detectives.

He then exited the building and stole a 2011 Toyota Sienna minivan, police said.

The burglar is described as a 30- to 39-year-old black man with a medium complexion, short hair and facial hair, the alert said. He was wearing a multi-color vest, black sweatshirt, gray pants and white athletic shoes.

Anyone with information should call Belmont Area detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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  • Kelayameiosha

    This guy is black! How can this be? I don’t believe it!!

  • Arjay

    Could the picture BE any smaller?!

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