Blotter: Man arrested in connection with aggravated battery at a school

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

Evanston Police Department arrested a man Monday in connection with aggravated battery.

The man allegedly battered a 24-year-old male counselor at Dawes Elementary School, 440 Dodge Ave., on Monday at about 4:50 p.m., EPD communications coordinator Perry Polinski said.

Officers identified the man as the parent of a student at the elementary school and charged him with aggravated battery, Polinski said.

Police investigate possible break-in at home near Northwestern

A 47-year-old woman called EPD to her home in the 1500 block of Emerson Street to investigate a report of criminal damage to her property.

The Evanston woman said the back door to her home had been damaged, possibly by being kicked between about 12 a.m. and 7 a.m. Tuesday. The woman reported the crime at 3:45 p.m. that day and did not know who kicked in her door, Polinski said.

Officers took a criminal damage to property report, and there are no suspects at this time.

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