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Police Blotter: Woman charged with theft from Target in south Evanston

Joanne Lee, Reporter

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A 50-year-old woman was arrested Monday night in connection with retail theft at a Target in south Evanston.

A Target security guard saw the woman carry several hygiene items out of the store in the 2200 block of Howard Street without paying, said Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan. She placed items totaling a little more than $300 in a white plastic bag and left the store, Dugan said.

She was charged with a misdemeanor for retail theft and is scheduled to appear in court Nov. 19.

Items stolen from gym locker at Evanston Township High School

About $150 worth of items were stolen Monday afternoon from an Evanston Township High School student.

The 16-year-old boy told police he was in the high school’s weight room in the 1600 block of Dodge Avenue and left his jeans and wallet in his locker, which were both missing when he returned, Dugan said. His jeans, valued at about $90, belt and wallet containing $60 were stolen, he said.

Money stolen from church in central Evanston

About $60 was stolen Monday morning from the First United Methodist Church.

Video surveillance showed an unidentified male walking inside the church in the 500 block of Church Street at about 9:45 a.m., Dugan said. The man was seen taking $60 from a 32-year-old woman’s unattended purse, he said.

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