Police Blotter: Sept. 30

Marissa Mizroch , Reporter

Neighborhood ‘dollhouse library’ stolen off front lawn

A dollhouse that contained books for children was stolen from a 68-year-old woman’s lawn Saturday, police said.

An iron garden table was also stolen off the property, Evanston police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. The dollhouse was worth about $300, he said.

The theft occurred in the 2200 block of Lincolnwood Drive sometime between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, police said

There was a sign on the dollhouse that read, “little free library number 14316,” Parrott said.

Evanston man allegedly caught stealing food from CVS

An Evanston man was caught trying to steal eggs and water Saturday morning from CVS Pharmacy on 1711 Sherman Ave., police said.

The man took a gallon of water and eggs off of the display shelf and then passed the last point of purchase without paying, Parrott said.

The suspect was arrested in connection with the theft, police said.

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