Blotter: Nov. 19

Ina Yang, Reporter

Phone taken from locker room

A 39-year-old Evanston resident’s iPhone 5 was taken Thursday while he was exercising at the LA Fitness at 1600 Sherman Ave.

The man reported he had secured his belongings in the men’s locker room while he worked out from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. When he came back, he discovered his lock was removed from the locker and his new iPhone 5 was gone.

No surveillance cameras were installed within the men’s locker room in accordance with the law, and no suspects were identified in this case, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said.

Car goes missing while owner visits relative 

A 79-year-old Evanston resident lost his car while visiting a relative in the 1200 block of Dodge Avenue on Thursday.

The man reported he had parked on the street right outside his relative’s apartment and locked the car before going inside from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. When he returned to the street, the car was nowhere to be found. The missing car is a blue 2011 Lincoln Continental four-door MKZ Hybrid with the license plate number 9450312.

Parrott said in this case of possible car theft, the keys are accounted for.

Ina Yang

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