Blotter: Woman arrested for retail theft, package stolen from apartment

Molly Burke, Reporter

A 50-year-old Evanston woman was arrested Saturday for retail theft around 8 p.m. at Target, 1616 Sherman Ave.

Security stopped the woman after she passed the last point of purchase without paying, Evanston police Cmdr. Brian Henry said.

Employees said they witnessed her placing items in her bag before leaving.

The woman was stopped with over $400 of items including clothing, Barbie Dolls and action figures. She awaits a March 13 court date. 

Package stolen from apartment building

A $25 package of clothing was stolen from the vestibule of an apartment building in the 800 block of Judson Avenue on Saturday around 3 p.m..

The Evanston man who ordered the clothing got a notification that it had been delivered, but upon looking for it the package was gone. The building has surveillance cameras and the police will investigate, Henry said.

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