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Police Blotter: Man charged with Target theft

Joanne Lee, Reporter

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Man charged with Target theft

A 20-year-old man was arrested Tuesday evening in connection with a theft from a Target in south Evanston.

Security at the Target at 2209 Howard St. told police they saw the man put on a pair of gym shoes and a black hooded sweatshirt, as well as stuff other clothes and items in his backpack, said Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan. The man first was detained by security before being arrested by police at about 7:30 p.m., Dugan said.

The man was charged with misdemeanor retail theft and is scheduled to appear in court Nov. 4.

Burglar steals technology from north Evanston home

About $2,000 worth of possessions were stolen Tuesday morning from a north Evanston residence near campus.

Residents of the home in the 900 block of Gaffield Place found their wallet, black backpack containing a Apple MacBook Pro and Xbox One with its controllers and cords missing from their living room area at about 10:30 p.m., Dugan said.

There was no sign of forced entry, but both front and rear doors were unlocked during the time of the incident, he said.

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