Tuesday, February 04, 2014

TUESDAY: Library Threat; Broadway Fight; Double-Burglary On Newport


Police responded to the Merlo Library, 644 W. Belmont, after a woman told 911 operators that someone had threatened to “cut” her. No weapon was seen in the 2:15PM

The offender is described as black, transgender, and about 20-years-old. 

The aggravated assault with a knife is recorded in CPD case HX138998.

Another Fight On Broadway
Witnesses reported a battery in progress with a “large group of kids threatening each other” at Broadway and Surf around 3:20 this afternoon. Officers resolved the matter with no report.

Double-Dip Burglary On Newport
The top two residences of a 3-story graystone in the 1200 block of Newport were found burglarized around 5PM today. Over the past 10 days, our neighborhoods—particularly Wrigleyville—have seen at least 15 home break-ins.
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