Businesses burglarized on the Near West Side: police

Four businesses were burglarized in February and March on the Near West Side.

In each incident someone used a pry tool and broke into businesses to steal money, alcohol and electronics, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The burglaries happened:

  • About 11:45 a.m. Feb. 22 in the 200 block of South Peoria Street;
  • About 4:50 a.m. Feb. 27 in the 100 block of North Jefferson Street;
  • About 6:30 a.m. March 1in the 200 block of North Canal Street; and
  • About 2:40 a.m. March 12 in the 500 block of West Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.