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Honey Bee Cafe Burglarized, Cash Taken

The break-in occurred while the business was closed on Jan. 22 or Jan. 23.

Honey Bee Cafe, 24 47th St., Western Springs (Patch file photo)
Honey Bee Cafe, 24 47th St., Western Springs (Patch file photo)

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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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