Community Alert

A string of burglaries of residential garages occurred in Beverly in late March and early April, according to a community alert issued by the Chicago Police Department.

Police said the crimes occurred on the 9500 block of South Seeley Avenue on March 24 at 2 a.m.; the 9800 block of South Walden Parkway on April 4-5 between 10:45 p.m. and 11:30 a.m.; the 9800 block of South Seeley Avenue on April 5-6 between 7 p.m. and 8:15 a.m.; the 9600 block of South Seeley Avenue on April 6-8 between 6:30 p.m. and 10:30 a.m.; and the 9800 block of South Damen Avenue on April 7 at 10:35 p.m.

In the most recent burglary, police said, two men were seen attempting to break into a garage by using a pry tool.

They were described as black, 30-40 years old and wearing dark clothing.

Police reminded residents to lock garage doors, as well as any vehicles inside, and to register bicycles at chicagopolice.org or at police stations.

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