Blotter: Oct. 29

Ina Yang, Reporter

Wires cut from Second Baptist Church

The Second Baptist Church, 1717 Benson Ave. reported criminal damages, namely cut wires, which occurred overnight from Oct. 21 to Monday.

Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said EPD believes this incident is related to the other criminal damages reported throughout Evanston during this time period, mainly due to the method used to inflict damages. Last week several residents and businesses reported slashed tires and cut wires.

Thefts continue at LA Fitness

A 35-year-old Chicago resident lost his black iPhone after leaving it unattended during weight training at LA Fitness.

The reported theft occurred at the athletics club, 1618 Sherman Ave. on Tuesday around 6:40 p.m., when the victim left his iPhone 4 on the weight benches while working out. When he went back to retrieve it, it was gone. A 5-foot-10-inch man who weighs 150 pounds is suspected of the crime, Parrott said.

— Ina Yang

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