CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police are warning motorists about thieves who are stealing tires and rims right off cars.
Police said there have been five thefts in the North Center neighborhood since March 14.READ MORE: Body Camera Video Shows Shootout With University Of Chicago Police Officer That Left Man Critically Wounded In Hyde Park
Newer model Hondas have been a common target.READ MORE: 2 Illinois Brothers, Cousin Charged With Taking Part In Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol Insurrection
Last week, there were at least 10 thefts in the Jefferson Park and Portage Park neighborhoods.
Police said thieves targeted cars parked on residential streets.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Dangerous Subzero Temps, Lake Effect Snow In Some Areas
In most cases, the vehicles were left standing on cinder blocks or concrete pavers.