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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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Jia You, City Editor

Jia You was the City editor of The Daily. Her other past positions include assistant City editor. She is from Shenzhen, China, and has interned at the...