Blotter: Feb. 10

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

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Police arrest Chicago teen in connection with battery

Police arrested a Chicago teenager Thursday afternoon in connection with punching and kicking an Evanston high school student.

The Chicago teen, 19, kicked and punched a 16-year-old student Thursday at about 3 p.m., Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. The man attacked the 16-year-old after the student exited a school bus near the intersection of Brummel Street and Dodge Avenue, Parrott said. The 16-year-old is a student at Evanston Township High School.

The 19-year-old was charged with battery and is scheduled to appear in court March 7. 

Evanston man arrested in Burger King

Police arrested an Evanston man in Burger King on Thursday in connection with disorderly conduct.

The man was arguing with a Burger King employee and appeared to be intoxicated, Parrott said. He was disturbing the employees at the restaurant, 1740 Orrington Ave., just before 2 p.m. Thursday. Police asked him to leave the restaurant and he refused, after which they placed him in custody.

The man frequently panhandles in downtown Evanston and has caused issues in the past, Parrott said.

He is scheduled to appear in court March 6. 

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