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Police Warn Of Car Thefts On West, Southwest Sides

November 04, 2018 - 10:56 am
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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Police are warning residents about a series of stolen vehicles last month in several neighborhoods on the West and Southwest Sides.

In each case, the vehicles were stolen off the streets by unknown means, according to an alert from Chicago police.

In Gage Park incidents occurred:

  • between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. Oct. 4-5 in the 5000 block of South Fairfield;
  • about 11:30 a.m. Oct. 7 in the 5200 block of South Mozart;
  • between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in the 5100 block of South Artesian;
  • between 3 p.m. and 8 a.m. Oct. 20-24 in the 5000 block of South Fairfield; and
  • between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. in the 4900 block of South Kedzie.

In Bridgeport and Little Village, the incidents occurred:

  • between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in the 3500 block of South Parnell;
  • between 1 p.m. and 8 a.m. Oct. 9-10 in the 400 block of West 32nd Street;
  • between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Oct. 24 in the 700 block of West 31st Street;
  • about 5:50 p.m. Oct. 24 in the 200 block of West 31st Street;
  • about 5 p.m. Oct. 29 in the 3600 block of South Wells; and
  • between 9 p.m. and 10 a.m. Oct. 30-31 in the 3100 block of South Wentworth.

Anyone with information was asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

In the Humboldt Park and Lawndale neighborhoods, unknown offenders are stealing parked vehicles off the street during the afternoon and evening, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The incidents occurred:

  • between 6 p.m. Oct. 13 and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 14 in the 1200 block of South Central Park;
  • about 3:23 p.m. Oct. 15 in the 1300 block of South Lawndale Avenue;
  • about 7:25 p.m. Oct. 17 in the 3600 block of West 15th Street;
  • between 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in the 1300 block of South Kilbourn Avenue; and
  • about 3:15 p.m. Nov. 2 in the 4100 block of West 15th Street.