By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police are alerting businesses to a string of thefts in August that seems to be continuing into September.

Police say three times in mid August, a man in his 20s would go to a business on Ashland or Halsted overnight, break open the window or pry a door open, and make off with the cash register. In at least one incident, the man was seen fleeing on a bicycle.

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It seems he was not done as he did the same thing Thursday night and early Friday morning on South Canalport.

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The incidents happened at the following dates and times, according to the Chicago Police Department:

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  • 2000 block of South Ashland Sunday August 15, 2021 0345hrs
  • 1900 block of South Halsted Sunday – Monday August 15 – August 16, 2021 4:40PM – 7:30AM
  • 1800 block of South Ashland Monday August 16, 2021 3:00AM – 3:15AM
  • 1900 block of South Canalport Thursday-Friday September 2-3, 2021 8:00PM – 7:51AM

Detectives are still working to find the man. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Area Three Bureau of Detectives at (312)744-8263.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff