Home invasion on Simpson Street

Evanston police report that an unknown man walked into a home at 1309 Simpson St. about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say he threatened the two women in the house with a knife and stole money, jewelry, a cell phone and a pack of cigarettes before fleeing on foot.

In a separate incident, three men told police that after they finished a basketball game at Mason Park on Church Street west of Florence Avenue just after 9 p.m. Tuesday, several teenagers approached them, stole their basketball and started to beat one of them. Police say the men ultimately were able escape their attackers.




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