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Police warn of Gage Park heists

From staff reports

A pair of residential burglaries in the Gage Park neighborhood have prompted police to put out a community alert.

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Police said the burglaries involved homes and garages.

Crime scenes include:

  • 5300 block of South Kedzie on Oct. 7.
  • 5100 block of South Washtenaw on Oct. 14.

Those with useful information to share about the crimes are asked to call CPD Area 1 detectives at (312) 747-8382 and refer to crime pattern P21-1-152.

In the wake of the crimes, police advise:

  • 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.
  • If you are a victim do not touch anything, call police immediately.
  • If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information.
  • Secure window air conditioner units.

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