Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Burglar Hitting West Elsdon

By Tim Hadac
Managing Editor
Southwest Chicago Post

Three residential burglaries in West Elsdon have prompted police to issue a community alert.

Police did not say if the burglaries were of homes, garages or both.

Crime scenes include:

• 5600 block of South Kolin on March 3.
• 5600 block of South Kolmar on March 3.
• 5500 block of South Kildare on March 8.

The burglar has been described a Hispanic man about 5-foot-11 and 185 pounds.

Those with useful information to share about the crimes are encouraged to call CPD Area 1 detectives at (312) 747-8380
and refer to crime pattern P21-1-034).

In the wake of the crime 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.

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