(CHICAGO) Two retails burglaries in the Lake View and North Center neighborhoods in the last month have prompted police to issue an alert to businesses in the North Side neighborhoods.
According to the alert issued by Area North detectives, the burglaries occurred in the 4000 block of North Lincoln about 3:30 a.m. on Jan. 26 and in the 1200 block of West Belmont on Feb. 23 about 1:40 a.m.
In the Lincoln Avenue burglary, the suspect was described as a black man between 25 and 30 years old, police said. He stands 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-9 and weights 250 pounds.
In the Belmont Avenue burglary, the suspect was described as a black man between 35 and 45 years old, police said. He stands 6-foot-2 and weighs 220 pounds.
Anyone with information on the burglaries is asked to call police at (312) 744-8263.