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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


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Police Blotter

May 30

Bike thief jumps victim from behind

A cyclist told police that a teenager came up behind him, grabbed his neck and made off with some of his possessions, according to Evanston Police Cmdr. Thomas Guenther.

The victim was on the 1300-block of South Boulevard at about 8:40 p.m. when the boy, whom he described as being about 15-years-old, attacked him. After taking the victim’s money and iPod, the subject rode away on the victim’s blue and silver Magnum mountain bike.

Man stabbed in the back on Davis Street

A man suffered stab wounds and other lacerations on his back after being attacked on the 1000-block of Davis Street at about 2:40 a.m., Guenther confirmed.

No other information was available. Evanston police are investigating.

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June 1

Charter One Bank robbed

A man robbed Charter One Bank on the 1300-block of Howard Street, making away with an unspecified amount of money.

The man, described as being in his 40s with unkempt facial hair and wearing a baseball cap, entered the bank at about 9:30 a.m. He presented a bank teller with a demand note. The teller apparently complied with the note, handing the robber an unnamed amount of cash. The man then left the building and “fled in an unspecified direction,” according to police reports.

June 3

Unknown subjects steal car by unknown means

A resident of the 800-block of Dodge Avenue told police that a car had been stolen at some point between 10:00 a.m. on May 30 and 7:30 a.m. June 3. The vehicle, a gray 1988 Toyota Corolla, was parked in front of the residence. Police have no suspects.

June 8

Juveniles hit man’s face but leave his iPod

A man told police that two teenage boys approached him on the 1600-block of Church Street and demanded his iPod.

Both boys were dressed in dark clothing. One struck the victim repeatedly in the face before the victim ran away without surrendering the iPod.

None of the man’s possessions were stolen.

June 19

Two mugged on Howard Street

Five young men approached two people on the 300-block of Howard Street at about 10:00 p.m. The men asked the people what they were doing in the area before striking one of them in the face, knocking him over. Both victims were then punched in the face again. The men then made off with the victims’ money and ran from the scene.

The victims described their attackers as being between 16 and 21 years old. No further information was available.

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