Police: Burglars targeting homes on West, North sides

Police crime scene

A series of burglaries on the West and North sides during February and March have prompted a community alert.

The burglars entered homes in the East Garfield Park and West Town neighborhoods and took property, according to the alert from Chicago Police.

The burglaries happened:

  • about 6:05 p.m. Feb. 23 in the 2200 block of West Huron;
  • between 11 p.m. Feb. 25 and 3 a.m. Feb. 26 in the 1900 block of West Erie Street;
  • between 7:50 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 28 in the 2200 block of West Erie Street;
  • about 8 a.m. March 2 in the 500 block of North Troy Street.

The burglar in one incident was described as a 20- to 29-year-old, 5-foot-11 black man, police said. Another incident involved three suspects.