Police Blotter: Oct. 27

Marissa Mizroch, Reporter

Retail theft reported at Evanston store 

Officers responded Wednesday to a report of retail theft at a Walgreens, police said.

A woman stole several items at about 9:15 p.m. from Walgreens, 900 Dodge Ave., Evanston police spokesman Perry Polinski said.

The woman is described as about 45 years old, with blonde hair with pink highlights, Polinski said. She was seen in a red sweatshirt carrying a black backpack, police said.

The woman stole candy, headbands, hair care products and Nutrisse hair dye, police said. The value of the stolen goods was about $40.

No arrests have been made in connection with the incident, Polinski said.

Evanston residence burglarized

An Evanston home was burglarized Thursday, police said.

Police responded Thursday morning to a burglary at an apartment in the 1000 block of Foster Street, Polinski said.

The female resident returned home to find a window screen pushed in, which is believed to be to the point of entry, Polinski said.

The resident said the burglary occurred between 9 a.m. and about 12 p.m., Polinski said.

A laptop computer in a green case, a Nintendo gaming system and a plasma screen 25-inch television were reported missing, police said.

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