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(UPDATE) Multiple Businesses Hit in Early Morning Burglaries

UPDATE: 05/08/2023 at 3:11 p.m.

SPD detectives request the public’s help in identifying the suspects shown in the surveillance footage below.

Police are investigating after several businesses were burglarized in the Washington Park neighborhood early Friday.

Just before 5 a.m., officers responded to the 3100 block of E Madison Street after a business owner discovered forced entry into her store. Police found no one inside the business and confirmed with the owner that merchandise and cash were missing.

During the investigation, officers discovered neighboring businesses were also targeted. In all, six locations had evidence of forced entry with property taken.

Police recovered evidence at the scene and confirmed a vehicle used in the burglaries was an unreported stolen from a residence in the Madison Park area.

Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.