Blotter: Police respond to car burglary

Nikki Baim, Reporter

A 68-year-old Evanston man reported a car burglary to police Wednesday in northwest Evanston.

The man’s vehicle was parked in his garage in the 2800 block of Hartzell Street from 3 p.m. to 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. The garage door was left open and the car was unlocked.

Glew said various documents — including registration cards, insurance information and receipts — were taken from the car’s glove compartment.

Police have not yet identified any suspects.

Woman reports criminal damage to vehicle

Police responded Wednesday to a report of criminal damage to a vehicle in north Evanston.

A 60-year-old Evanston woman notified police at 3:16 p.m. that someone broke the rear door handle off her car, Glew said. The car was parked in the 2200 block of Central Street.

The suspect, whom police have not yet identified, did not enter the vehicle.

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