Blotter: March 3

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

Shopper pickpocketed at Jewel-Osco

A Chicago man was pickpocketed Tuesday while leaving a local Jewel-Osco.

The man was leaving the store at 2485 Howard St. on Tuesday at about 11:30 a.m. when he bumped into an unknown person. When the man returned home, he realized his wedding ring was missing from his finger and a bracelet was missing from his coat pocket, Evanston Police spokesman Perry Polinski said. The estimated combined value of the missing jewelry is $2,600, Polinski added.

Man strikes another man in central Evanston

A resident of Albany Care mental health facility struck another resident in the face.

A 47-year-old resident of the facility, 901 Maple Ave., struck a man in the face on Thursday, Polinski said. There were no reported injuries.

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