Community Alert

The Chicago Police Department released a community alert warning of two recent garage burglaries in Morgan Park.

The first burglary occurred between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. on Aug. 17 on the 11600 block of South Campbell Avenue, and the other was between 11 p.m. and midnight on Sept. 6 on the 11600 block of South Maplewood Avenue.

Items including lawn equipment and bicycles were stolen. In one crime, a vehicle was used to load the items.

Police advised residents to make sure that garages and fences are secured and well lit, and they urge homeowners to install security systems.

Anyone with information may call Area 2 detectives at (312) 747-8273.