String of home burglaries reported in Wilmette

December 3, 2010 2:19:27 PM PST
Police in Wilmette are increasing unmarked patrols following a string of home burglaries this week.

Burglars hit six homes in the last two days, according to police reports. The homes are located on Leamington, 17th, Kenilworth, Birchwood and Miami streets in the North Shore suburb.

The burglars entered the homes in the late afternoon or early evening hours, breaking in through first floor windows or doors.