Blotter: Purse snatched at Farmhouse Evanston

Joshua Irvine, Copy Chief

A purse was snatched Friday evening from a chair back at Farmhouse Evanston.

A 47-year-old resident of San Clemente, California, entered the restaurant located at 703 Church St. around 6:30 p.m. and placed her coat and a Marc Jacobs wristlet valued at $250 on the chair, said Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew. When she reached back to retrieve the wristlet at 8:00 p.m., Glew said, the bag was gone.

Inside the purse were seven different credit cards, $300 in cash, a $100 Visa gift card, a driver’s license, a black knit hat valued at $30, cashmere gloves valued at $20 and Marc Jacobs sunglasses valued at $150, Glew said. EPD have no suspects and no one is in custody.

Bicycle stolen from bike rack

A 43-year-old female resident appeared at EPD headquarters to report a stolen bicycle.

Glew said the bicycle, which belongs to the woman’s 12-year-old son, was stolen from a bike rack in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue. The bike, a black Specialized brand mens’ bike valued at $500, was stolen between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Glew said.

Police have no suspects and no one is in custody.

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