Police canceled the missing person alert Monday.
In each burglary, a man forces his way into a condominium garage overnight and steals valuables from the garage and individual storage areas.
Byers is 5 feet and 130 pounds with brown eyes, black hair and an olive complexion, police said.
In each case, three or four people approached distracted passengers and snatched cellphones from their hands as Brown Line trains were approaching stations.
Chicago police are warning North Side residents about a series of garage burglaries that have occurred in September in Ravenswood, North Center and Lake View.
A burglar has broken into five homes in two days in the North Center and Roscoe Village areas on the North Side, according to Chicago police.