Someone tried, unsuccessfully, to enter the downtown Evanston branch of Byline Bank This among stories in Tuesday’s daily crime report from Evanston police.

800 Church
Someone tripped the burglar alarm as they tried to enter the downtown Evanston branch of Byline Bank around 11 p.m. Monday, but their attempt was unsuccessful, despite slight damage to the bank’s security gate. A security camera revealed that the suspect was likely to have been a white male in his 30s.

1900 Colfax
An unlocked rear door provided entry for a burglar at a residence in the 1900 block of Colfax Street at about 11:30 a.m. Monday.

900 Davis
Property was damaged at the Davis Pantry in the 900 block of Davis Street at 4:13 p.m. Monday.

1600 Sherman
A door was damaged at the Target store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue shortly after 5 a.m. Tuesday.

1454 Elmwood
James E. Lee, 62, of 7309 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, was arrested at Evanston police headquarters at 1:29 a.m. Tuesday and charged with aggravated sexual abuse of a male victim under the age of 13.

800 Hinman
A secured purple and grey Trek hybrid bicycle was stolen from a parking garage in the 800 block of Hinman Avenue between Feb. 10 and 2 p.m. Sunday.

1200 Chicago
A pickpocket stole a wallet and its contents from the purse of a 71-year-old female shopper at Trader Joe’s grocery store in the 1200 block of Chicago Avenue between 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Monday.

1200 Elmwood
A catalytic converter was removed from a 2016 Ford in the 1200 block of Elmwood Street around 1:43 a.m. Tuesday.

Incidents listed appear among the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. An arrest does not constitute an assumption of guilt, which can only be determined by a court of law. Court appearances take place at Cook County 2nd District Court in Skokie.

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A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio...

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