Blotter 2/4: Candy worth $150 stolen from gas station

Alexandra Kane Rudansky

Group of men steal $150 worth of candy from gas station

A group of men stole eight boxes of candy worth $150 from a Mobil gas station, 140 Chicago Ave., Tuesday evening, police said.

A gas station employee said five to seven unknown men entered the store, took the candy without paying and fled on foot, Evanston Police Cmdr. Tom Guenther said.

The employee will work with police to identify the men, he said.

Mp3 players stolen from Target

A man stole two mp3 players from the Evanston Target, 2209 Howard St., Monday at approximately 4:15 p.m., Guenther said.

The store’s asset protection officer said the man removed the mp3 players, valued at $79 each, from their plastic casing and exited without paying, Guenther said.

The incident was captured and discovered on a surveillance tape, he said.

– Alex Kane Rudansky