CHICAGO (STMW) — Police have issued an alert to Near West Side residents, warning that thieves using tow trucks have been taking older cars off the streets at night.
In the alert, issued for the Near West Side Ogden District, police urge residents to pay special attention to tow trucks that may illegally take older-model vehicles off the street.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup Continues
As of Tuesday morning there was no physical description of the offender or offenders.READ MORE: At Least 10 Shot, 1 Killed In Weekend Violence In Chicago
Police advise that auto owners try to park their vehicles in well-lit areas and that any suspicious activity be reported to 911.
Anyone with information should call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.MORE NEWS: Bill For Reparations For Black Evanston Residents Soon To Go Up For Vote; Some Say It's Insufficient And Could Make Things Worse
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