Traffic dispute leads to slurs

A rabbi from Chicago told Evanston police a man shouted anti-Semitic slurs at him in the Jewel supermarket parking lot at 2485 Howard St. Wednesday afternoon.

The 53-year-old victim told police he had stopped his car in a pedestrian walkway when a man walking across the parking lot started yelling and spitting on the car.

Police Commander James Elliot said the suspect then entered his own car and followed the rabbi across the parking lot until the victim parked. Then he got out of his car and continued to scream at the victim before driving away.

The suspect is described as a balding white man about six feet tall and 180 pounds. He was wearing a tan jacket, white shirt and dress pants, and driving a 1994 Toyota station wagon.

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