CHICAGO (CBS) — Sixteen parked taxis were vandalized in a four-day period this week in the Edgewater and Rogers Park neighborhoods on the North Side.

Someone has been targeting taxi cabs parked on the street by breaking passenger-side windows and, in some cases, stealing items from within, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

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The 16 incidents were reported between Monday and Thursday, usually during the overnight hours, in an area bordered by Peterson, Ravenswood, Howard and Sheridan, police said.

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Anyone with information about the vandalism is asked to call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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