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Nearly 2 dozen vehicles burglarized in two-hour span overnight in Zion

File Photo | Credit: Zion Police Department.

Police are searching for two suspects who burglarized at least 22 vehicles in the span of two-hours overnight in Zion.

The Zion Police Department received 22 reports of burglaries to vehicles between 1:30 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, officials said.

The burglaries occurred on Edina, Elizabeth and Elim Avenues between 21st & 29th streets.

Two suspects were observed on home security video wearing gloves, hooded sweatshirts and backpacks.

Graphic provided by the Zion Police Department.

All 22 of the vehicles burglarized were left unlocked. Video surveillance showed the offenders trying doors and leaving the vehicles that were locked undisturbed, police said.

Anyone who has information or whose vehicle was burglarized is asked to call the Zion Police Department at 847-872-8000.

Authorities said that thieves are looking for “easy targets” and ask that car owners remove their valuables, loose change, house and car keys, and lock your vehicle.


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