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Jia You

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Man choked for using phone

A 30-year-old Evanston resident allegedly choked a 54-year-old resident Wednesday.

The two men argued over phone usage in a residence in the 2000 block of Howard Street, Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. The 30-year-old allegedly pushed the other man down, jumped on him and choked him. He then fled.

Man threatened with a revolver

An Evanston boy reported being threatened by a bearded man with a gun Wednesday afternoon.

The 17-year-old was walking in the 1300 block of McDaniel Avenue when the other man allegedly approached him on a bike, engaged him in conversation and showed a revolver, Parrott said. The boy was not injured.

-Jia You


About the Writer
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...