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Jia You

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Police arrested man in connection with attacking officer with knife

Evanston police arrested an Evanston man in connection with aggravated assault on a police officer early Thursday morning, according to an EPD news release.

Police responded to a complaint of loud music at 339 Howard St. and found the 45-year-old man intoxicated, Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. The man threatened the police officer with a knife and was then taken into custody.

He is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 26.

Four arrested in connection with mob action

Police charged a man with mob action and three juveniles with battery and obstruction of a police officer near Evanston Township High School on Thursday, according to an EPD news release.

Officers responded to a call near the high school and found eight individuals fighting, Parrott said. Police dispersed the crowd, but four people continued fighting.

The 18-year-old man is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 26.

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Jia You, City Editor

Jia You was the City editor of The Daily. Her other past positions include assistant City editor. She is from Shenzhen, China, and has interned at the...