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------------An unknown burglar broke into the Honey Bee Cafe, 24 47th St., between 3 p.m. Jan. 22 and 4:40 a.m. Jan. 23 and stole $500 in cash from the business, according to the Western Springs Police Department.
The burglar or burglars forced entry to the restaurant by breaking a window during non-business hours. The Honey Bee is typically open from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The burglary was reported at 4:44 a.m. Jan. 23.
"It is unknown if this burglary is related or associated with the previous residential burglaries that were described in last week’s crime alert," a statement from the police department reads.
A department release last week advised residents to be vigilant after five residential burglaries were reported during a three-week stretch.
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