Police Blotter: Nov. 12

Marissa Mizroch , Reporter

Northwestern student arrested in connection with public urination and false identification

A Northwestern student was arrested Saturday after urinating in an alley way and presenting a fake ID, police said.

The student was caught urinating in an alley in the 1500 block of Central Street at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Evanston police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said.

When questioned by police, the student then presented an ID from Texas that was determined to be fraudulent, Parrott said.

The student had been drinking, Parrott said.

Evanston man arrested in connection with battery

An Evanston man was arrested Monday in connection with simple battery, police said.

Police responded to an incident at 6:45 p.m. at Greenwood Street and Sherman Avenue, Parrott said.

Two men who knew each other got into a verbal argument on the sidewalk, Parrott said. One man punched the other with a closed fist to the face, Parrott said.

The man who was punched, a 41-year-old from Evanston, suffered minor lacerations to his lip and experienced some swelling on the left side of his face, Parrott said.

He refused medical attention, Parrott said.

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