Police blotter: Clothes, food and cosmetics stolen from CVS Pharmacy

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

Police investigated a case of retail theft at CVS Pharmacy in south Evanston on Tuesday.

Officers were dispatched at approximately 12:30 p.m. after a security guard at the store saw a woman place food, clothes and cosmetics in a shopping cart and attempt to push it out of the store, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The security guard apprehended the woman before she left.

The stolen items were valued at more than $300. The woman was charged with a felony count of retail theft.

iPhone 6 stolen from McGaw YMCA

Officers are investigating the theft of an iPhone 6 from the McGaw YMCA at 1000 Grove Street.

The iPhone, valued at approximately $600, was stolen from an unlocked locker Monday evening.

A 38-year-old female Evanston resident placed her phone and various accessories in the locker at around 8:45 p.m. on Monday and returned at approximately 9:00 p.m. to find it missing, Dugan said.

The crime is a felony. There are no suspects.

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