Chicago police warn residents about burglars breaking in through windows

Chicago police are warning residents about burglars sneaking in through doors and windows.

Police said that there have been at least three burglaries in the East Hyde Park and North Kenwood neighborhoods:

  • 4600 block of South Lake Park Ave. in North Kenwood on April 1 between 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
  • 1600 block of east 50th Pl. in  East Hyde Park between April 1 at 3:00 p.m. and April 2 at 11:00 a.m.
  • 1600 block of east Hyde Park Blvd. on April 5 between 1:50 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

What you can do:

  • Keep the perimeter of your property well lit
  • Report suspicious activity immediately
  • Keep doors and windows secured
  • Immediately repair any broken windows, doors, or locks
  • If video surveillance is available, save and make a copy of the incident for investigating detectives
  • Make an agreement with your neighbors to watch each other's homes for suspicious activity
  • If you are a victim do not touch anything, call police immediately
  • If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information