Blotter: Parking lot argument turns violent

Cameron Cook, Assistant City Editor

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Evanston Police Department officers on Thursday evening responded to a report of battery in the parking lot on 2400 Main St. in southwest Evanston.

A 61-year-old man from Chicago backed his car out of a parking spot out in front of a 63-year-old man from Skokie who was pushing a shopping cart, said Evanston police communications coordinator Perry Polinski.

The Chicago man got out of his car, and the two men began to argue, Polinski said.

The Chicago man then hit the Skokie man in the face, causing a minor injury, he said.

Amazon package stolen off porch

EPD officers responded to a report of a theft in the 2000 block of McDaniel Avenue in west Evanston.

The 57-year-old resident told officers that an Amazon package had been removed from his front porch on Thursday at around 2:30 p.m., Polinski said.

The theft is being further investigated, and officers plan to question a witness to attempt to identify whoever stole the package, he added.

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