A man was threatened by a subject with a knife, who grabbed the victim’s backpack and struck him in the jaw on a CTA train between the Wilson stop in Chicago and the Evanston stop in the 900 block of Foster Street. This among stories in Friday’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
A 33-year-old male passenger on the Chicago Transit Authority’s Purple Line lost his backpack to a man who threatened him with a knife between the Wilson stop in Chicago and the Foster stop in Evanston between 8:34 a.m. and 9:34 a.m. Thursday. The victim, who said the perpetrator struck him in the jaw, was transported to Evanston Hospital for treatment.
A burglar entered a residence in the 1500 block of Cleveland Street and took some electronic items around 4:40 p.m. Thursday.
The exterior mirrors on a 1998 Toyota were broken off at a garage in the 1000 block of Howard Street around 5:22 p.m. Wednesday.
A door lock was damaged Thursday at a residence in the 100 block of Callan Avenue between 5:30 p.m. and 6:08 p.m. Thursday.
4999 Old Orchard
Jacques Q. Irby, 18, of 8500 Niles Center Road, Skokie, was arrested at 6:07 p.m. Tuesday at 4999 Old Orchard Road and charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.
Packages were taken from a residence in the 1700 block of Chicago Avenue around 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
Incidents listed are among the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt, which can only be determined by a court of law. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Circuit Court in Skokie.