ATMs stolen in 5 business burglaries

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Thursday, June 4, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Police say someone is stealing ATMs from stores on Chicago's West Side.

In at least two cases, thieves pulled the electric meter from the back of the building to cut off video and alarm systems. Then they forced their way in. There have been five burglaries, most in the Austin neighborhood near North and Austin.

The first break-in was in April. The latest was this week. At least one case involved two burglars, described as black men around age 40, and one person driving a getaway car - a gray or silver minivan.

Incident times and locations:

5900 Block of West Division, 01 Apr 2015 at 5:06 AM

5900 Block of West North Ave, 06 May 2015 between 1:00- 9:00 AM

3700 Block of West Division, 27 May 2015 at 3:07 AM

3100 Block of North Central, 30 May 2015 between 3:00- 5:00 AM

5400 Block of West Division, 01 Jun 2015 at 6:00

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