Police Blotter: May 21

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

Tip jar taken from Evanston frozen yogurt store

Someone stole the tip jar last week from Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt, police said.

A 51-year-old employee told police a man entered the frozen yogurt store, 809 Davis St., around 5:55 p.m. on May 14, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The man grabbed the tip jar — which had around $10 in it — and ran out of the store going westbound on Davis Street, Dugan said.

The man was caught on video surveillance footage and police are investigating, Dugan said.

Gold ring stolen Tuesday from retirement home

An 89-year-old Evanston resident said his gold ring was taken last week from his room at a retirement home, police said.

Officials responded to The Mather, 425 Davis St., on Tuesday around 3:10 p.m. to a report that a ring was stolen, Dugan said. The Evanston man told police the ring was taken from his dresser between 10 a.m. on May 15 and 12 p.m. on May 16, officials said.

The 18-karat gold ring is valued around $400, Dugan said.

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