By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police on Saturday issued a community alert in their search for a man who has been stealing things from boats in Burnham Harbor.

Police report at least a dozen break-ins over a period of nearly a month.

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In each incident, the man entered unoccupied boats through an unlocked door or pried open a locked door, and stole things from inside.

The thefts happened between 6 a.m. July 6 and 7 a.m. July 17; between 6:45 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. July 8; at 6 p.m. July 19; and between 9 p.m. July 12 and 3 p.m. July 13.

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The suspect is described as a white male standing 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds, between 25 and 50 years old.

Burnham Harbor Boat Theft Suspect

(Credit: Chicago Police)

Burnham Harbor Boat Theft Suspect

(Credit: Chicago Police)

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Three detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff