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Blotter: Chicago man arrested in connection with aggravated battery of a police officer

Ben Pope, Summer Editor

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A Chicago man was arrested Wednesday night at the McDonald’s in the 1100 block of Howard Street in connection with aggravated battery of a police officer and resisting arrest, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said.

The 28-year-old man knocked two police officers into a bathroom changing station, Dugan said. The man then scratched the wrist, punched the chest and kicked the leg of one of the officers before being tased and subdued by the other officer.

The McDonald’s manager had initially called police to the restaurant because the man refused to leave the bathroom, insisting that he was still cleaning it, Dugan said. When the officers approached, the man left the bathroom and allowed the officers to enter, but then rushed the officers.

The man was charged with the aforementioned two felonies as well as misdemeanor battery.

Evanston man arrested in connection with domestic battery to 15-year-old sister

An Evanston resident was arrested Wednesday night in the 800 block of Dobson Street in connection with domestic battery.

The man’s 15-year-old sister told officers her 24-year-old brother punched her once in the face and twice in the back, Dugan said. The sister told officers her brother thought she had stolen items from his room, leading to the incident, but she denied doing so.

The man was charged with a misdemeanor.

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