Blotter: May 21

Ina Yang, Reporter

Stranger points gun at woman

An unidentified man pointed a gun at a Chicago woman early Sunday morning in the 1300 block of Church Street, police said.

The 29-year-old woman was walking east on Church Street near Asbury Avenue when the man came out of the bushes and pointed a gun at her, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. The man, described as wearing a brown jacket, blue jeans and a goatee, did not say anything at all.

The woman then ran across the street to call the police as the man fled north, Parrott said. He was gone by the time police arrived on scene.

Burglar breaks into two garages

Two Evanston residents reported their garages in the 1200 block of Pitner Avenue were broken into over the weekend, police said.

A 64-year-old resident reported a damaged open side door to the garage with marks of forced entry, Parrott said. A 49-year-old resident in the same block also reported possible forced entry to the garage through a side door.

Neither resident knew if anything was taken from the garages, Parrott said.

— Ina Yang

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