Public Safety

A robbery as the fireworks begin, then a shooting

A pizza delivery man was robbed last night at about 9:30 p.m. at Foster Street and Ashland Avenue, just as the holiday fireworks were about to begin. The thief got away with about $90 in cash. An hour later, a shooting occurred a block away at Foster and Jackson Avenue. These among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Mob action at Mason Park results in 3 robberies

Three persons were robbed, including two at gunpoint, last night in a mob action at Mason Park, just east of Evanston Township High School on Church Street. Five of the six perpetrators were on bicycles, police said. These are among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

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