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Police Want to Shed Light on Daytime Burglaries

Tinley Park police are investigating a series of residential break-ins that happened since Jan. 1.

UPDATED STORY: 4 Tinley Park Homes Hit in Burglary Spree

A series of residential burglaries since the new year in Tinley Park has police asking residents to be on the lookout for suspicious activity.

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Tinley Park police are investigating several home burglaries that happened since Jan. 1, according to a village press release. In these cases, the burglars have forced open either a garage service door or a front door to break in, the release said.

The burglars have gotten away with cash, jewelry and small electronics and targeted the homes' master bedrooms, the release added.

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Police say the following vehicles might have been used in the burglaries:
  • a white box truck
  • a silver pick-up truck with a ladder sticking out from the bed
  • a dark-colored Toyota Corolla
Residents are urged to call 911 if they see anything suspicious in their neighborhood.

Patch will continue to update this story.
Joe Vince (Editor) January 07, 2014 at 03:45 PM
@Jerry Bonkowski: I plan to when I get that information. That's why it says I'll be updating the story. I wanted to post this quickly in order to get the word out. —Joe Vince, Tinley Park-Oak Forest Patch Editor
KBell January 07, 2014 at 04:15 PM
Hmmm. My neighbor has a white box truck, silver pickup and dark colored vehicle. Just a coincidence I suppose!!?
Larry January 08, 2014 at 07:27 AM
NO-GOT A LICENSE PLATE NUMBER ON ANY VEHICLE???
Harry Callahan January 08, 2014 at 08:22 AM
This is just the tip of the ICEBERG for Tinley Park and its residents changing times my fellow people.
Karen Way January 08, 2014 at 10:47 AM
What area of Tinley?
So There January 08, 2014 at 11:17 AM
They tried to break into my son's house but failed. He lives off 84th avenue in a very nice neighborhood! The neighbor saw a black corolla as stated in the above article. These guys are getting bolder. Be aware, look out your windows and see what's going on in your neighborhood!
Bob M. January 08, 2014 at 12:12 PM
I agree.. We need to know what area of Tinley.
Paulie Gualtieri January 08, 2014 at 04:27 PM
Still no more information on this? It's been over 24 hours!
Joe Vince (Editor) January 08, 2014 at 05:42 PM
Here's the update on the burglaries: http://tinleypark.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/4-tinley-park-homes-hit-in-burglary-spree-police
Phil Onyschuk January 09, 2014 at 12:20 PM
Wasn't there a black toyota in that Oak Lawn attempted break in? Coincedence?

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