Police Blotter: April 29

Julian Gerez, Reporter

Electrical supports damaged on elementary school roof

Someone damaged electrical conduit supports on the roof of an Evanston elementary school between Friday afternoon and Monday morning, police said.

An unknown person or group of people moved a dumpster and some milk crates to the south end of Lincolnwood Elementary School, 2600 Colfax St., in order to access the roof, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said.

Three electrical conduit supports were removed and damaged before being tossed to the ground next to the dumpster, Dugan added. The incident was reported by a 49-year-old employee of the school early Monday morning.

Attempted burglary in Evanston restaurant

Someone attempted to break into an Evanston restaurant overnight Sunday, police said.

Someone broke a small window that leads to the bathroom and broke off the handle of the back door of Trattoria D.O.C., 706 Main St., but was unable to enter the restaurant, Dugan said.

The incident occurred between about 10:30 p.m. Sunday and 9:00 a.m. Monday and was reported by a 41-year-old restaurant employee, police said.

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