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Police Blotter: Bikes stolen from 2 Evanston homes

Syd Stone, Reporter

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An Evanston man reported his bike had been stolen from his residence in west Evanston on Wednesday, police said.

The 19-year-old man left his black bike locked to a metal clothesline pole in the backyard of his residence in the 1100 block of Hartrey Avenue at noon on Wednesday, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. Dugan said when the man returned to his bike the next day at 8 a.m., it had been stolen.

The man said it appeared that the clothesline pole had been removed from the ground to take the bike.

Bicycle stolen from storage locker

An Evanston man reported his bike had been stolen from his residence in south Evanston on Thursday, police said.

The 28-year-old man said his red Fuji Newest bike was stolen from his storage locker in the basement of his apartment building in the 900 block of Washington Street sometime between on Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 7:45 a.m.

Dugan said the latch of the man’s storage locker appeared to be pried open, but there were no signs that someone had used force to get into the apartment building.

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