Police Blotter: Man arrested in connection with threatening Jewel-Osco employee with pocket knife

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

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A 55-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon in connection with threatening a Jewel-Osco employee with a pocket knife.

The Evanston man reportedly threatened the employee on Saturday but rode away from the store, at 1128 Chicago Ave., on his bicycle before he could be arrested, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said.

Police spotted the man on Sunday around 1:15 p.m. and arrested him at Burger King, 1740 Orrington Ave., Dugan said.

The man is scheduled to appear in court on May 17.

Windows broken at home in central Evanston

Windows were broken by an unknown object Sunday night in central Evanston.

At the time of the incident, a 13-year-old juvenile was in the house when they heard glass breaking, Dugan said. The juvenile discovered the windows broken on the south side of the house.

The 46-year-old homeowner, the juvenile’s mother, reported the incident. There are no current suspects.

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