4 Burglaries in 4 Hours: Police Urge Residents to Take Caution

Several burglaries Thursday morning prompted police to warn residents to lock their doors and keep valuables out of sight.

Credit: Patch File Photo
Credit: Patch File Photo
Four homes were burglarized Thursday morning, and police are urging residents to take extra precautions to avoid being victimized. 

Early Thursday morning, a resident in the 12200 block of 69th Court in Palos Heights told police that someone had entered their unlocked home and stolen a wallet and car keys. The resident awoke to headlights backing out of their driveway—and realized the car was his own, according to a release from police. 

As officers were processing the scene, a neighbor across the street reported that someone had come into his unlocked home and taken items from his kitchen.  

Police learned that in the span of four hours, two other residences had been entered through unlocked rear doors. The suspect removed items closeto the door that had been entered. One residence was in the 12200 block of 69th Av. and the other was in the 12200 block of 71st Ave. 

Palos Heights Police remind all residents to make sure that all valuables are kept out of sight and all home and vehicle doors are kept locked.
j August 16, 2013 at 04:53 PM
Agree with Frank about Harlem and the DUI's
Imanage August 16, 2013 at 08:39 PM
Thank God they didn't hurt your children! I do have to say that I have always had great service from our PD and I've been here since 1979. Are they misreporting the facts or the newspaper? I'm glad you are all safe. Too bad these crooks didn't walk in to find the end of a shotgun waiting for them.
fred August 21, 2013 at 01:04 AM
Assuming locked doors, these burglars knew what they were doing. Probably in, out, 60 seconds max.
Tinley Park sweety August 23, 2013 at 03:29 PM
How come they did not have a officer dress in plain clothing and walk around the area Un mark car sit somewhere,/ I,know the Tp over here stop that crap.
Dan September 13, 2013 at 08:10 AM
bang bang


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