Chicago woman accused of helping with retail burglaries early this year

Emma Murphy booking photo
Emma Murphy Photo credit Chicago Police

(WBBM NEWSRADIO) — A 27-year-old Chicago woman has been charged in connection with a series of business break-ins from early this year, police announced Wednesday.

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Emma Murphy faces three counts of felony burglary for allegedly forcing entry into several businesses across the city on Jan. 6 and taking property.

She and others broke into the locations in the 600 block of North Michigan Avenue, the 400 block of West Belmont Avenue and the 2900 block of North Broadway, police said.

Murphy was arrested Wednesday as part of the Organized Retail Crime Task Force and is expected to appear in court Thursday. No further information was immediately available.

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