Smash-And-Grab Burglars Hit North Side Businesses

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are warning businesses about a series of smash-and-grab commercial burglaries in the North Side Lake View, Lincoln Park and Lincoln Square neighborhoods.

In each break-in, a male suspect shattered the front door or window of a business before entering and stealing property, according to a business alert from Chicago Police.

The first burglary occurred between January 21 and January 22 in the 2700 block of North Clybourn, police said.

The second happened about 6:30 a.m. January 27 in the 1800 block of West Wilson.

The third occurred between February 6 and February 7 in the 1400 block of West Irving Park.

No further description of the suspect was available.

Anyone with information about the break-ins is asked to call Area North detectives at 312-744-8263.

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