Chicago crime: Burglars target seniors with ‘fake mechanical problem’ on Northwest Side, police say

Chicago crime: Burglars target seniors with ‘fake mechanical problem’ on Northwest Side, police say

CHICAGO (TOC) — The Chicago Police Division issued a warning after a sequence of burglaries concentrating on seniors on the town’s Northwest Aspect.

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Police mentioned robbers working in tandem hit not less than eight houses in latest weeks. The latest occurred Saturday afternoon.

Police mentioned one particular person distracts the house owner with a faux mechanical downside whereas one other particular person enters the house to steal jewellery and cash.

Police inspired residents to make sure their back and front doorways are locked, even when they’re house, and guarantee cameras are working and recording.

Burglaries occurred on the following places and instances:- 8100 block of West Berwyn Ave. on Might 28 at 4:00 p.m.- 5000 block of West Sunnyside Ave. on Might 31, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.- 5300 block of West Berenice Ave. on June 2, 2022 at 3:30 p.m.

– 5800 block of West Foster Ave. on June 9, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.- 5700 block of North Merrimac Ave. on June 9, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.- 5200 block of West Dakin Ave. on June 13, 2022 at 4:20 p.m.- 4300 block of North Narragansett Ave. on June 15, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.- 6000 block of West College St. on June 18, 2022 at 2:20 p.m.

Anybody with info is inspired to contact CPD.

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