By Mary Chappell
CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police alerted Albany Park and Jefferson Park residents of two attempted burglaries involving criminal damage to property in the past week.READ MORE: Illinois Attorney General Now Investigating Center For Covid Control Amid Accusations Of Deception, Fraud Against Insurance Companies
In one incident, the victim heard knocking on their apartment door and voices stating they were police officers. The victim then realized the back door of the apartment was damaged and pried open, police said in a community alert. In the other incident, the victim heard a loud noise and heard a voice yelling “Police, police.” The victim then found the residence door was open and the hinges had been broken off the door.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dangerous Subzero Temps, Lake Effect Snow In Some Areas
The attempted burglaries occurred in the 3300 block of West Grace Street Aug. 21 at 9:46 p.m. and the 3800 block of North Oketo Avenue Aug. 25. Police didn’t specify what time the second incident occurred.MORE NEWS: Some Express Concern About Prospect Of 18-Year-Old Drivers Being Allowed To Drive Semi-Trailer Trucks Across State Lines
Nothing is known about the perpetrators, authorities said. If anyone has information, call the Area Five Bureau of Detectives at (312) 746-7394.