Blotter: Oct. 15

Ina Yang, Reporter

Mountain bike valued at $5,000 stolen

A black, 21-inch Schwinn mountain bike with stripes was stolen from a 31-year-old Evanston resident.

The bike, valued at an estimated $5,000, was locked to a bike storage rack on the 600 block of Main Street when it was stolen sometime Thursday. The police have no suspects, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said.

Phone stolen from car while owner slept

An Evanston resident’s car was broken into at a parking lot located on the 1300 block of Howard Street while he was still inside the car.

The man was sleeping in the backseat Thursday at around 3 p.m. when an unknown person opened the unlocked door and stole his Samsung Galaxy S 2 smartphone as well as the car charger and then fled down an alley on foot. The thief is unknown but was described to be wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, Parrott said.

— Ina Yang

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