Police have issued a community alert after a string of burglaries on the near North Side.
According to authorities, homes and businesses in Old Town and Lincoln park have experienced an increase in burglaries this month. Burglars pried open front doors and removed money from cash registers.
The most recent incidents happened between October 15th and 18th in the 400 block of West North Avenue, and in the 200 block of West Evergreen Avenue.
Two local homes were also burglarized. All of the he incidents took place overnight or in the early evening.