Police: Burglars stealing furnaces, appliances from South Side homes

- Police are warning residents of a string of residential burglaries in the South Chicago and South Shore neighborhoods.

In each incident, the burglar broke into a home and stole kitchen appliances, hot water tanks, furnaces and other property, according to an alert from Chicago Police.

The burglaries happened:

  • about 3 p.m. on March 9 in the 8500 block of South Yates;
  • about 5 p.m. on March 12 in the 8500 block of South Marquette;
  • about 3:30 p.m. on March 19 in the 8600 block of South Colfax;
  • about 8 p.m. on March 19 in the 8700 block of South Marquette;
  • about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 8500 block of South Essex.
  • about 5:30 p.m. March 23 in the 7700 block of South Yates;
  • about 4:30 p.m. March 23 in the 7600 block of South Oglesby
  • about 2 p.m. March 26 in the 7900 block of South Ridgeland

Anyone with information about the burglaries should call Area South detectives (312) 747-8273.

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