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Police: Man picking pockets in the Loop

Police are warning residents of a person who was pocket picking in December and January in the Loop.

In each theft, the person bumped into others on the sidewalk and took personal property from them, according to an alert from Chicago Police.

The thefts happened on December 31 in the 200 block of South Michigan Avenue; on January 3 in the 200 block of South State Street; and on January 4 in the 300 block of South State Street. They all took place in the afternoon and evening hours.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-5 black male with a dark complexion and bald head, police said.
Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2016.
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