Blotter: May 20

Jia You, City Editor

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Youngsters jump on cars on Asbury Avenue 

A group of young people Wednesday damaged five cars parked on Asbury Avenue, Evanston police said.

Witnesses reported a group of people who appeared to be in their late teens, possibly college-aged, jumped from car to car between 11 p.m. and midnight in the 2500 block of Asbury Avenue, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. 

The group dented five car roofs, damaging a 2000 Buick, a 2004 Saab, a 2005 Toyota, a 2009 Honda and a 2010 Chrysler, Parrott said.

Thief steals iPhone from LA Fitness locker

A thief stole an Evanston man’s possessions from a locker Thursday at LA Fitness, police said.

The thief cut the lock and stole an iPhone 5, keys, credit cards, sunglasses and cash from a locker belonging to the 32-year-old resident, Parrott said. The stolen items are valued at about $500.

Parrott called locker theft a “continuing problem” at the gym, 1618 Sherman Ave. Detectives will review video surveillance of the area, he said.

—Jia You


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