CHICAGO — A man is charged after allegedly breaking into a Nordstrom store in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, according to police.
Kendrick Adams, 27, was with two or three other people that smashed the front door of the department store around 1:40 a.m. Monday in the first block of East Grand Avenue.
They fled from the scene with an unknown amount of purses and other merchandise.
Adams was placed into custody in the 400 block of N. Wabash, a short distance away from the scene.
A police officer was treated by Chicago fire on scene after receiving a minor injury from broken glass.
About 40 minutes after the Nordstrom incident, another break-in was reported at a store on the city’s South Side. Around 2:20 a.m., several people broke the front window of City Trends in the 4700 block of South Halsted Street and took merchandise from inside, according to police.
The group left with the merchandise and fled the scene in multiple vehicles. Police said a male was arrested near the incident. No charges have been filed.
The incidents remain under investigation.