Burglar walks in on NU student


A Northwestern graduate student was the victim of an attempted burglary and battery in his apartment in Evanston this afternoon.

Northwestern University police say that about 3:15 p.m. a man entered the student’s apartment in the 2200 block of Sherman Avenue through an unlocked back door.

The student confronted the man, who struck the student and then fled.

No weapon was displayed in the incident. The student declined medical attention.

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