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Police Blotter: Two men charged with felony burglary

Zoe Miller, Reporter

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A Des Plaines and a Chicago resident were charged with felony burglary Thursday.

Evanston received a call reporting the burglary around 5:18 a.m. on Thursday. The caller reported that two people had broken the glass door of health food store J.D. Mills, 635 Chicago Ave. According to a news release, the suspects tried to break into the store’s cash register, but were unable to open it.

The men then exited the store and left in an S.U.V. heading south on Chicago Avenue, according to the release.

An officer responding to the scene spotted an S.U.V. matching the description and attempted to stop it on Sheridan Road in Rogers Park, but was unable to do so. Officers located the vehicle in Elk Grove Village. The suspects fled on foot but were apprehended and detained.

Car burglary reported

A 36-year-old woman reported that her car was broken into after she parked it in south Evanston around 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday. The woman told police she found items taken from the center console and strewn about the vehicle around 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said.

The woman reported that a bottle of Bath and Body Works perfume was missing from the car after the break in.

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