Citing police dispatch reports, the burglary occurred around 10:18 p.m. on the 900 block of West Fletcher Street, between Clark and Sheffield.
A black male suspect broke into a white male's apartment and the two men began fighting, said authorities.
During the struggle, the intruder lost his shirt, said an investigating officer.
The confrontation ended with the victim chasing the offender eastbound on West Fletcher Street toward North Clark Street.
The suspect is in his late 20s to early 30s, approximately 6’2” with a muscular build. He was last seen running southbound on Clark Street.
Police recovered several items believed to be stolen from the victim’s apartment, on the 800 block of West Fletcher Street.
A police evidence technician was called to process the crime scenes.
More Lakeview news:
Prior to the Fletcher Street burglary, authorities were investigating a 10 p.m. robbery on the 2800 block of North Racine Avenue.
There were few details available, but authorities described the offender as a black male wearing all black clothing.
The crook fled the scene northbound on Racine, then eastbound on Wolfram, said police.
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