A 57-year-old man was accosted by three subjects who waved a box cutter at him as they took his cell phone at the Target store in downtown Evanston. This among stories in Tuesday’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

1600 Sherman
57-year-old man was confronted by two men and a woman who threatened him with a box cutter if he did not turn over his cell phone to them. The incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Target store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue.

800 Forest
A purse and its contents were stolen from an unlocked 2015 Chevrolet in the 800 block of Forest Avenue between 5 p.m. Sunday and 8:40 a.m. Monday.

900 Washington
Small tools were taken from an unlocked 2015 Honda in the 900 block of Washington Street between 5 p.m. Saturday and 9:04 a.m. Monday.

2200 McDaniel
Someone gained entry to an unlocked garage at a residence in the 2200 block of McDaniel Avenue and stole an electric bicycle between 10:30 a.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

400 Asbury
The rear window of a 2008 Honda was broken in the 400 block of Asbury Avenue between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. Monday.

1600 Pitner
A vehicle’s tires were found flattened in the 1600 block of Pitner Avenue between 12:40 p.m. and 3:17 p.m. Monday.

900 Sherman
A catalytic converter was removed from a 2006 Honda in the 900 block of Sherman Avenue between 6 p.m. Friday and 10 p.m. Saturday.

1400 Hinman
A beige 2015 Ford Focus was stolen from the 1400 block of Hinman Avenue between 8:30 p.m. Sunday and 5:15 a.m. Monday.

1600 Orrington
A black 2022 Ford Escape was reported as stolen when it was not returned to the rental agency at 9:16 a.m. Monday.

2200 McDaniel
A package was stolen from a residence in the 2200 block of McDaniel Avenue between 3:30 p.m. Friday and 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

2100 Green Bay
Laundry detergent was taken from the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 2100 block of Green Bay Road around 6:30 p.m. Monday.

1700 Wesley
A sign reading “Unborn black lives matter, too” was taken from a yard in the 1700 block of Wesley Avenue around 1:42 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.

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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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