Bronzeville burglary: Currency exchange broken into, Chicago police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Friday, May 24, 2024
South Side currency exchange burglarized, Chicago police say
There was a Chicago burglary early Friday morning. A Bronzeville currency exchange on Michigan Avenue was broken into, CPD said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police are investigating a break-in and burglary at a South Side currency exchange that took place early Friday morning.

It happened about 4:15 a.m., near 47th Street and Michigan Avenue in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood.

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The burglars smashed the front window to get inside, and then took off, police said.

Police haven't said what was taken. No one was in custody later Friday morning.

A sign was posted on the business saying it was closed.

CPD said Wednesday they are investigating a string of smash-and-grab burglaries using stolen vehicles on Chicago's South Side.

The masked thieves have been targeting clothing and liquor stores.

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