Series Of Vehicles Damaged, Ransacked Throughout West Garfield Park This Month

October 24, 2018 - 1:16 pm
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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- More than a dozen vehicles have been vandalized and ransacked this month throughout the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

In each case, someone has damaged a vehicle before going through the interior, according to a community alert from Chicago police. In some instances, multiple cars in the same block were damaged about the same time.

The break-ins have occurred:

  • About 11 p.m. Oct. 3 in the 4300 block of West West End Avenue;
  • About 2 a.m. Oct. 4 in the 200 block of North Kolin;
  • About 10 p.m. Oct. 8 in the 4300 block of West Maypole;
  • About midnight Oct. 14 in the 4300 block of West Monroe;
  • About 8 p.m. Oct. 15 in the 4500 block of West Washington;
  • About 4:30 a.m. Oct. 18 in the 4200 block of West Washington;
  • About 7 a.m. Oct. 18 in the 200 block of North Kostner;
  • About 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in the 4400 block of West Maypole;
  • About 10 p.m. Oct. 20 in the 4400 block of West Monroe;
  • About 11:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in the 4300 block of West Washington;
  • About 2 a.m. Oct. 21 in the 4200 block of West Monroe; and
  • About 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in the 4300 block of West Maypole.

Anyone with information about any of the cases was asked to call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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