Four beaten in separate attacks

Police report four weekend incidents in which people were beaten in Evanston.

About 11 p.m. Friday night a man said a group of people, some of whom he knew, beat him near the intersection of Church Street and Hovland Court.

Just before 9 p.m. Saturday a man said a number of teenage boys jumped him from behind and struck him in the face near the intersection of Maple Avenue and Davis Street.

About 90 minutes later a man told police someone he didn’t recognize stabbed him near the intersection of Emerson Street and Dodge Avenue after he refused to give him cigarettes and a light.

Finally, about noon Sunday a shopkeeper at 835 Main St. said a man he confronted about shoplifting punched him in the head.

No arrests have been reported in any of the incidents so far.

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