Community Alert

Four residential burglaries were reported in Beverly in June and July, and a description of two suspects was given for one incident, according to a community alert issued by the Chicago Police Department on July 3.

Police said burglaries were reported on June 11 on the 10300 block of South Bell Avenue, on June 26 on the 9900 block of South Walden Parkway, and on July 2 on the 9800 block of South Leavitt Street and on the 9800 block of South Seeley Avenue.

On July 2, police said, witnesses observed two black males walking down a victim’s driveway.

One suspect was described as between 18 and 23 years old, with black hair worn in dreadlocks, 6’3” and 175 pounds. The other was described as 30 to 40 years old, with a shaved head, 5’10” and about 200 pounds.

They were seen driving a yellow sports car with out-of-state license plates.

In one crime, police said, a suspect entered through an unlocked door and took purses from a home. In the others, the suspect kicked in a back door and stole jewelry and small electronics.

The burglaries were reported between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Police advised residents to secure all windows and doors, consider installing an alarm and surveillance system, and keep a record of serial numbers for electronic devices.

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