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Blotter: $500 of cosmetics stolen from Walgreens, stolen packages recovered

Molly Burke, Reporter

February 7, 2020

A man and a woman took over $500 of cosmetics from Walgreens on Wednesday, police said. The retail theft took place at around 11:23 a.m. in the 600 block of Custer Avenue. Employees saw the man and woman with the cosmetics,...

Blotter: Armed robbery of phone near Jewel-Osco parking lot

Joshua Irvine, Copy Chief

May 20, 2019

Police responded Friday afternoon to a report of an armed robbery in the 2400 block of Howard Street. A man told police he was accosted by an armed man at 2:40 p.m. while walking near the southwest corner of a Jewel-Osco located...

Blotter: iPhone stolen from middle school girl

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

March 3, 2019

A woman reported on Friday that a 14-year-old girl’s phone was stolen at Nichols Middle School. The 49-year-old woman who reported the incident said the girl’s gold iPhone 7, valued at $700, disappeared while the girl was...

Blotter: Board game miniature figure stolen from apartment

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

February 14, 2019

A 26-year-old Evanston resident reported to the Evanston Police Department on Wednesday that a package had been stolen from his apartment common area on Feb. 9. The man received notification that package had been delivered...

Armed robbers steal iPhone from Evanston man

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 21, 2019

A 22-year-old man reported Thursday that two armed robbers stole his iPhone near the 100 block of Custer Avenue in south Evanston. The man said one of the men had a gun and threatened to shoot him if he didn’t hand over his...