Police Blotter: Jan. 16

Hal Jin, Reporter

Evanston home burglarized

Two laptops and $200 were taken from a residence on the 1600 block of Lincoln Street.

A 44-year-old Evanston resident left his house at 10 p.m. Saturday and returned at 2 a.m. Sunday. The resident reported his MacBook laptop computer, a Dell laptop computer and a jar containing $200 plus change was stolen.

There were no signs of forced entry, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said.

Police currently have no suspects, Dugan added.

Caller reports seeing man with gun

An anonymous citizen reported to Evanston police that he or she saw a man with a gun Wednesday on the corner of Ridge Boulevard and Howard Street.

The caller reported seeing a man wearing a blue and white hoodie and black jeans, displaying a Glock-type handgun to a group of men, Dugan said.

Officers questioned people in the area and nearby businesses but did not hear any corroborations of the report.

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