CHICAGO (CBS) — A burglar smashed the glass door of a Pearle Vision office in the North Park neighborhood and then used a big red bucket to haul away armloads of eyeglasses early Tuesday morning.
Police said, around 5:30 a.m., officers responded to a burglary in progress at the store near Lincoln and Devon avenues.READ MORE: Chicago Sky Win First WNBA Championship As They Top Phoenix Mercury
When they arrived, an employee showed them surveillance video of the burglar breaking open a display case with a crowbar, and sweeping armloads of eyeglasses into a big red bucket, after breaking through the glass front door.READ MORE: Jubilant Fans, Booming Businesses Near Wintrust Arena As Chicago Sky Win WNBA Championship
The suspect was wearing a black hoodie, black baseball cap and blue jeans. Detectives did not have a description of the burglar.
No one was in custody Tuesday morning.MORE NEWS: Amid Another Day Of Water Pressure Woes In Dixmoor, Village President Says Relief Is On The Way
Area North detectives were investigating.