Police investigating school burglaries in Uptown, North Center

(CHICAGO) Police are investigating two burglaries that happened after-hours at North Side schools in the past two months.

Both schools had electronics stolen and property damaged, Area North detectives said in a community alert issued Wednesday.

The first burglary happened March 16, at a school in the 2500 block of West Addison in the North Center neighborhood. Authorities believe the burglary happened between 1:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., police said.

In that incident, the burglars are described as four people who were riding BMX-style bicycles, police said.

Another burglary happened in the 4400 block of North Magnolia in the Uptown neighborhood, police said.

That incident happened between Friday and Monday over the Memorial Day weekend, sometime between 3:30 p.m. and 7:15 a.m., police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at (312) 744-8263.