CHICAGO – Two restaurants were broken into and burglarized Monday morning in the Lincoln Park and Lake View neighborhoods.
In each case, four males used a rock to break the front glass dor of the restaurant to gain entry before stealing money and fleeing the scene in a black Kia sedan, according to police.
The first burglary took place at 1:50 a.m. in the 2800 block of North Lincoln Avenue. Suspects took an unknown amount of money from a cash drawer, police said.
Roughly 10 minutes later, thieves broke into a restaurant in the 2200 block of North Orchard Street and made off with a safe and a cash drawer.
Around 2:30 a.m., someone threw a rock into the front glass of a bar in the 4500 block of North Lincoln Avenue, however, nothing was reported stolen.
Police have not said if they believe the break-ins are connected.
No one is in custody. Area Three detectives are investigating.