By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) – Police are warning businesses Wednesday of recent burglaries in the Edgewater neighborhood.

Police said in each incident, the offender entered forcefully by breaking glass using a pry tool — taking money from cash registers before fleeing the scene.

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Incident locations and times:

  • 6100 block of North Broadway, Nov. 10, 2021, at 1:26 a.m.
  • 1200 block of West Devon, Dec. 8, 2021, at 1:26 a.m.
  • 6000 block of North Broadway, Dec. 21, 2021, at 4:10 a.m.
  • 1100 block of West Thorndale Dec. 21, 2021, between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m.
  • 5800 block of North Broadway, Dec. 21, 2021, at 4:34 a.m.
  • 5400 block of North Broadway, Dec. 21, between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m.
  • 1200 block of West Bryn Mawr, Dec. 21, between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m.
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The offender was described as an African American man wearing dark-colored clothing and a backpack.

Police are reminding businesses to keep windows locked and secured, save a copy of any surveillance video for detectives, and call 911 immediately to report any suspicious people including any vehicle descriptions.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Three detectives at 312-744-8263.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff