Burglar posing as repairman in Bridgeport, McKinley Park

Burglar posing as repairman in Bridgeport, McKinley Park
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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A burglar has been targeting the homes of elderly residents in Bridgeport and McKinley Park recently by posing as a repairman, according to police.

In each incident, the burglar gets into the home by telling the residents he is a repairman, then steals property from inside, Chicago police said.

The burglaries happened:

*About 2:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in the 3000 block of South Bonfield Street;
*Between 4:30 and 4:50 p.m. Nov. 12 in the 1800 block of West 33rd Street; and
*Between 3:30 and 4 p.m. Nov. 15 in the 3600 block of South Hoyne Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area One detectives at 312-747-8382.

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