Burglars target 6 Southwest Side homes

Police issued a community alert about a string of early-morning burglaries in the city's Chicago Lawn and Marquette Park neighborhoods.

Six incidents occurred at these locations in the last few weeks:

-in the 2500-block of West Marquette Road around 7 a.m. on July 23
-in the 6700-block of South Maplewood Avenue around 4 a.m. on July 26
-in the 6800-block of South Rockwell Street around 6 a.m. on July 26
-in the 2500-block of West Marquette Road around 6 a.m. on July 26
-in the 6700-block of South Maplewood Avenue around 4:10 a.m. on July 30
-in the 6800-block of South Rockwell Street around 8 a.m. on Aug. 5

In each case, suspects broke into the homes through a back window.

Police have not said if all the break-ins were connected.
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