Police Blotter: Hospital employee’s items stolen from bag

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor

A St. Francis Hospital employee reported her Samsung Tablet and credit card stolen from her backpack Tuesday morning, police said.

The 41-year-old Kenosha, Wisconsin, resident left her bag in the employee common area in the radiology department of the hospital, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. Between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m., an unknown suspect stole the bag. Another employee found the bag on the floor of a waiting room with the valuables missing, Dugan said.

Detectives are reviewing cameras in the hospital, but there are no known suspects at this time, Dugan said.

Wallet, tape recorder stolen from woman’s car

A female Evanston resident reported that her wallet and tape recorder were stolen from her unlocked car Tuesday evening, police said.

The 83-year-old woman left her car unlocked on the street in the 600 block of South Boulevard between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Dugan said. An unknown suspect stole her wallet and tape recorder, but her license, credit cards and other forms of identification were left in the vehicle, he said.

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