Blotter: April 16

Ina Yang, Reporter

Man spits on mail delivery woman 

A man followed a mail carrier in Evanston and spat on her face Friday afternoon, police said.

The Chicago woman was delivering mail in Evanston when she noticed the man following her and occasionally making noises at her, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. As the woman walked into a residence in the 900 block of Sherman Avenue, the man followed her inside, yelled at her and spat on her face. He then fled the scene.

EPD detectives are investigating the case, and no arrest has been made, Parrott said.

Two bottles of whiskey stolen from Dominick’s

Police arrested an Evanston resident after he allegedly stole alcohol from Dominick’s on Friday. Lost prevention agents at the grocery store, 1910 Dempster St., stopped the 56-year-old man as he sneaked two bottles of Jameson Irish Whiskey up his coat sleeves and attempted to walk past the cashier, Parrott said. The man was charged with retail theft. He is scheduled to appear in court April 29.

— Ina Yang

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