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Police Department Alert - Car Burglary at Daycare Center

This morning, Friday, August 25, at approximately 8:40 a.m. the Darien Police Department responded to the Goddard School, 8350 Lemont Road reference a burglary to motor vehicle had just occurred.  Responding officers learned that a silver Nissan SUV was seen backing into a parking stall next to the victim vehicle. The passenger of the Nissan exited the vehicle and entered the unlocked victim vehicle and removed the victim’s purse from the vehicle, then left the parking lot in an unknown direction.

No other information available on the offender(s) or offending vehicle. No injuries reported.

The Willowbrook Police Department is also investigating a similar incident this morning at their Gower West School location on Clarendon Hills Road.

The Darien Police Department reminds you to lock your vehicle whenever you are away from the vehicle.  Also, please take valuables with you or hide them within the inside of the passenger compartment or the trunk of the vehicle.  If you have any information pertaining to either case, please call the Darien Police Department at 630-971-3999.