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Group licks 4 stores in early morning hours

The four burglaries all happened within about an hour-and-a-half in the early morning hours on the city's North and West side.

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Group licks 4 stores in early morning hours

CHICAGO - Authorities are investigating this morning after a group hit 4 retail stores for liquor and coats in about an hour-and-a-half in the early morning hours.



The first incident happened around 3:20 a.m. in the 1900 block of W. Fullerton Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood.

Police responded to a burglary at a liquor store. A witness stated they saw several offenders take a register and liquor bottles from the store before fleeing the scene.

There were no injuries reported and there is no one in custody. Area Five detectives are investigating.

The second incident ocurred in the 4900 block of N. Damen Avenue in Ravenswood.

Around 3:40 a.m. Police responded to another burglary at a liquor store and discovered the front glass door shattered. After a walk-through of the premises, police discovered multiple bottles of liquor taken from the store. A witness said they saw a male flee the scene in a red SUV.

There is no one in custody and Area Three detectives are investigating.

Then, around 3:56 a.m., Police responded to an alarm at the North Face retail store in the 1600 block of N. Damen Avenue in Bucktown. There, they discovered that the front entrance doors had been forced open, and witnesses said they saw two males exit the store carrying coats and flee the scene in a red SUV.

There were no injuries reported and there is no one in custody in that incident either. Area Five detectives are investigating.

Finally, around 4:40 a.m., one male and one female shattered the front glass door of another liquor store in the 1100 block of W. Taylor Street on the Near West Side. Police said the pair went inside and took bottles of liquor and an unknown amount of cash. The offenders then got into a red SUV and fled northbound on Racine.

No injuries were reported. Area Three detectives are investigating.

No one is in custody at this time.



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