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Robber beats victim, steals cash at alley behind Binny’s

Injuries to the 60-year-old victim’s hands were minor.

The victim of a robbery in the alley behind the Binny’s Beverage Depot Friday was battered by the robber before taking his money. This among stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.

ROBBERY

1100 Chicago

A 60-year-old man was beaten before the robber took his money in the alley behind Binny’s Beverage Depot in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue around 4:30 p.m. Friday. The victim suffered minor hand injuries that did not require hospitalization.

BURGLARY

500 Sherman

Cash and computers were taken from a 2008 Chevrolet in the 500 block of Sherman Avenue between noon Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday.

900 Chicago

A pry tool was used to force entry to an apartment common area in the 900 block of Chicago Avenue, where packages were stolen between 2:47 a.m. and 8:24 a.m. Friday.

1600 Crain

A burglar forced entry to the rear door of a home in the 1600 block of Crain Street and stole cash between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE

Ridge at Davis

Someone kicked a 2011 Mercury near Ridge Avenue and Davis Street around 9:51 p.m. Saturday.

2600 Central

A window was found broken at the rear of an apartment in the 2600 block of Central Street at 1:28 a.m. yesterday.

DRUGS

1100 Lake

Bashar Alrez, 20, of 141 Millbrook Lane, Wilmette, was arrested at 1100 Lake St. at 7:09 a.m. Friday and charged with possession of cannabis.

THEFT

2400 Main

An unattended purse was stolen from the Food for Less grocery store in the 2400 block of Main Street at 5 p.m. yesterday.

1600 Chicago

Food items were taken from the Whole Foods Market in the 1600 block of Chicago Avenue at 12:40 p.m. Friday.

2500 Bennett

A catalytic converter was removed from a 2004 Toyota in the 2500 block of Bennett Avenue between 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday.

1100 Church

An unattended box containing electronic products was taken from the 1100 block of Church Street between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on January 30.

700 Oakton

Spare keys left in the vehicle was believed to aid the theft of a 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis from the 700 block of Oakton Street between 9 p.m. Saturday and 1:05 p.m. yesterday.

TRAFFIC

402 Dewey

Juan Carlos DeJesus, 37, of 7404 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 402 Dewey Ave. at 11:11 p.m. Saturday and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

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 in Cook County 2nd District Court in Skokie.

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Charles Bartling

Charles Bartling

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 stations and business-oriented magazines.

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