CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Police are alerting Hyde Park residents of two residential burglaries this week in the South Side neighborhood.
In each incident, a man entered an apartment through a door or window and stole Nintendo Wii and Playstation 4 video game consoles, Chicago police said in an alert.
In one instance, the burglar used a taser on a resident who confronted him, police said.
The break-ins happened Friday and Wednesday morning in the 5200 block of South Drexel Avenue, police said.
The suspect is black, 18 to 24 years old, about 5-feet-10-inches tall and about 180 pounds, according to the alert. He has a medium build, black hair, and was wearing a black hooded jacket, black sweater and dark pants.
Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central Detectives at (312) 747-8384.