Blotter: Nov. 14

Ina Yang, Reporter

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Another pizza deliverer robbed, this time at gunpoint

A 33-year-old J.B. Alberto’s pizza delivery man was robbed of his valuables while delivering pizza Monday evening.

The Chicago resident was delivering pizza in the 700 block of Dodge Avenue at 7:25 p.m. Monday when he was approached by two men wearing all black clothing, he reported to police. One of the men, about 18 to 20 years of age, displayed a handgun and demanded his valuables. The delivery man turned over the pizza, an iPhone 3 and $7 in cash. The unknown men took the items then fled on foot.

The man targeted Monday is not the same J.B. Alberto’s pizza delivery driver who was robbed earlier this month, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said.

Purse taken from smashed car window in Evanston

A 50-year-old Evanston resident reported that the front passenger window of her car was smashed and her purse stolen sometime between 6:45 and 8:45 p.m. Monday.

The woman had parked her 2001 Volvo in the 1000 block of Grove Street, in the rear lot of the YMCA. An unknown person smashed the front seat window and stole her purse, which was located under a pillow on the passenger side floor, she reported. Her purse contained a wallet with several credit cards and $200 in cash, Parrott said.

Bike stolen from Allison Hall racks

A Northwestern student reported to University Police that his bike was stolen sometime between Sunday and Monday, from Allison Hall, 1820 Chicago Ave.

The student had secured his bike on the rack adjacent to the main entrance of Allison Hall with a black cable lock. He recalled seeing his bike there Sunday, but not Monday when he reported it missing. The cut cable lock was found at the scene.

The student met with University Police on Monday and provided a bike serial number in to assist the investigation. The stolen Mission brand bike is valued at about $1,300, UP Deputy Chief Dan McAleer said.

— Ina Yang


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