CHICAGO (STMW) — Police are searching for a man suspected of breaking into and robbing several Hyde Park buildings on the South Side.

The man breaks into buildings through a back door or window and steals laptops, televisions, currency, jewelry, tablets and other small electronic items, according to the community alert from Area Central detectives.

The robberies happened in the:

-5200 block of South Drexel Boulevard

-5200 block of South Greenwood Avenue

-1000 block of East 53rd Street

-5100 block of South Ellis Avenue

-5100 block of South University Avenue

-5400 block of South University Avenue

-800 block of East 52nd Avenue.

The robber is described a 6-foot black man, about 150 pounds with a braid and wearing a white t-shirt.

Anyone with information should contact police at (312) 747-8384.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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