Blotter: March 29

Evanston man hit in the face

An Evanston resident reported being battered Tuesday night.

The alleged attacker hit the man in the face with a pole after a verbal dispute escalated near Foster Street and Darrow Avenue, said Perry Polinski, the Evanston Police Department’s communications coordinator.

The resident was transported to a nearby hospital, Polinski added.

Man arrested for disobeying police

EPD charged an Evanston resident with disobedience to police Tuesday night.

Officers responded to a disturbance in the 1900 block of Howard Street and found two men fighting in the street, Polinski said. The 28-year-old repeatedly yelled at officers when they verbally commanded him to sit down.

The man is scheduled to appear in court May 2.

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