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Thieves target tires

If you live in South Evanston, you might want to check whether you still have a spare tire on your car.

Evanston police report a rash of tire thefts and attempted thefts of tires that were discovered Monday.

Three spare tires were taken from cars at 715 Mulford St., 309 Sherman Ave. and 444 Custer Ave.

And residents at 614 Judson Ave. and near the intersection of Judson and South Boulevard reported someone attempted to steal spares from their vehicles.

In one of the failed attempts the victim identified the suspects as two male Hispanics driving an older model white Chevrolet Astro van, but none of the other victims could provide a description of the thieves.

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