Twenty-two minutes later, the window opens again and a large suitcase, brimming with the victim's valuables, slides out of the apartment.
Frustrated with how Chicago police have handled his case, the victim vented in a post Saturday night on Reddit Chicago. Their tale, while lengthy, is hardly unusual in Chicago, where wait times for police evidence technicians are often measured in days, not hours.
Check out his story here. Then, watch the video and make sure that your home cannot be similarly compromised.
All images via video posted by YouTube user "MinmiPenguin."