Blotter: April 19

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Burglar steals purse, jogging pants

An Evanston resident reported losing $400 worth of property due to a burglary Tuesday.

The thief removed a pink purse and several items of clothes, including jogging pants and jeans, from a residence in the 2100 block of Darrow Avenue, said Evanston Police Department spokesman Jay Parrott. There was no forced entry to the house.

Thief slashes screen, takes TV

A burglar stole a TV from an Evanston residence Tuesday.

The thief gained entry through a slashed kitchen window screen of an apartment in the 500 block of Hinman Avenue, Parrott said. The resident reported loss of a 40-inch Phillips flat-screen TV worth about $500, Parrott said.

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