Blotter: Man arrested for domestic battery after he called the police

Joshua Irvine, Copy Chief

Evanston Police Department officers arrested a 19-year-old man on battery charges Saturday after he called police to report an altercation with his girlfriend.

Officers responded to the Evanston man’s residence after he called police at approximately 10:30 p.m. from the 1800 block of Washington Street, Evanston police communications coordinator Perry Polinski told The Daily in an email. The man reported an altercation with his 18-year-old girlfriend at their shared residence, the email said.

Further investigation determined that the man had physically assaulted the woman during the incident and the man was arrested and charged with aggravated domestic battery.

Bicycle stolen from garage

A 29-year-old woman reported Saturday that her bike had been stolen from the 600 block of Grove Street.

Polinksi said in the email that the woman told police that her bicycle, valued at $380, had been secured to a bike rack in the garage of the building. The bike was taken between April 15 at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 4 p.m., the email said.

The email did not indicate if any suspects had been arrested or in any persons were in custody.

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