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Police warn of pickpockets in Lakeview neighborhood

CHICAGO — Chicago police are warning people about pickpockets hitting up bars and nightclubs in the city’s Lakeview neighborhood.

In a community alert issued Tuesday,  police said thieves struck six times between June 28 through June 30.

In each case, they targeted women and took items from them when they weren’t looking.

Investigators say they have a general description of one pickpocket.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.


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