Tow truck used to steal 2 vehicles in Albany Park

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CHICAGO — Police issued an alert after two cars were stolen with tow trucks.

Both incidents happened in the city’s Albany Park neighborhood.

One happened on the 3400 block of North Ridgeway Avenue at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 25. The second time was on the 3900 Block of North Drake Avenue at 11:47 p.m. on Nov. 2.

An unauthorized tow truck was used in taking both cars. The truck seen on Drake Ave. was black, with a circular decal on the passenger door.

If you know anything, you’re asked to call police.

Police advise motorists:

  • Be aware of this crime and alert your neighbors.
  • Pay special attention to any suspicious people loitering in the area.
  • Do not leave your car keys in the vehicle.
  • Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s) including any vehicle description and license plate information.


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