Smash-and-grab burglary marks 3rd time thieves hit West Side store, owner says: ‘It’s heartbreaking’

Smash-and-grab burglary marks 3rd time thieves hit West Side store, owner says: ‘It’s heartbreaking’

CHICAGO (TOC) — Chicago police mentioned they’re investigating a smash-and-grab housebreaking at a West Aspect enterprise.

Video confirmed the injury at Flee Membership, the place the entrance door has been shattered. The Close to West Aspect retailer sells upscale garments and uncommon footwear.

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Police mentioned the thieves took a number of objects from the shop. The proprietor mentioned the incident just isn’t the primary time burglars have focused his enterprise.

“This occurs on a regular basis,” mentioned proprietor Darris Kelly, who famous the in a single day smash-and-grab is the third housebreaking his retailer has confronted. “I am a small Black business-owner and simply attempting make it… It simply would not make any sense. It is heartbreaking.”

Police haven’t made any arrests.

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