A recent wave of restaurant burglaries on the Near North Side of Chicago has prompted the city’s police department to issue a warning to businesses in the area. Between January 9th and February 6th, a total of 12 burglaries occurred, with most taking place in the morning hours.
The majority of the burglaries occurred in the first block of West Kinzie Street, where four incidents took place. Two burglaries each occurred in three other blocks – the 600 block of Orleans Street, 100 block of West Kinzie Street, and 100 block of West Illinois Street. Additionally, there was one burglary each in the 800 block of North State Street and the 300 block of West Hubbard Street.
Chicago police have described the suspects as a group of men and a woman between the ages of 20 and 35. The men are believed to be between 5-feet-6-inches and 5-feet-8-inches tall and weigh anywhere from 160 to 170 pounds. The woman is thought to be between 20 and 30 years old. Anyone with information on these burglaries is encouraged to contact Chicago police at (312)744-8263.