Blotter: Oct. 26

Ina Yang, Reporter

South Evanston woman shuts window on attempted residential break-in

An Evanston resident living in the 1100 block of Harvard Terrace witnessed a man Wednesday trying to break into her home through a window.

Around 9:30 a.m., the man slashed the rear window of her home and she closed the window on him, the woman reported. The man then fled. Evanston Police responded to the incident but were unable to locate the man after searching, said Cmdr. Jay Parrott.

Evanston Police arrests offender in September robbery

Evanston detectives arrested an 18-year-old Evanston resident, following up on a Sept. 8 armed robbery.

The robbery occurred in the 800 block of Dobson Street,where Terrell Farmby allegedly stole at knifepoint two pizzas from a delivery driver bringing them to a nearby residence. The robbery victim identified Farmby in a police line-up, according to an EPD news release.

Farmby was subsequently charged with armed robbery. His court date is set for Nov. 20. Police are still searching for a second offender.

Ina Yang