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Evanston police say they have a suspect in custody in connection with a burglary in the south end of the city this noon.

Witnesses say a large number of police officers were in in the area of Ridge Avenue just south of the CTA Yellow Line tracks and managed to catch the suspected burglar after a foot chase.

Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said no further details were available on the incident as of about 1 p.m.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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