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Police Alert Edgewater Residents About Recent Home Burglaries

The Chicago Police Department has issued an alert for the 20th District (Lincoln) area regarding recent home burglaries last month in the Edgewater neighborhood.

The alert was issued on Sunday, September 1 after two burglaries occurred on the same block on August 8, 2019. The homes were located on the 5500 block of N. Magnolia.

The first home was broken into at 5:41 a.m. and the second at 5:50 a.m. In both instances the offender took items from the properties and fled the scene.

Police offered no other information on the crimes and there was no description given about the suspect.

Police recommended that you talk with your neighbors about the incidents and report anyone suspicious that you may see loitering in the area. They also said that residents should install home security alarms.

If you have any information about the suspect or a possible vehicle, call 911 with a detailed description. You can also provide information about these crimes to the Bureau of Detectives Area North at 312-744-8263.


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