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28 Cartons of Cigarettes Stolen, CTA Flasher in Oak Park

It cost nearly $2,500 in smokes. Oak Park police reports, March 8-9.

SATURDAY, MARCH 9

28 Cartons of Cigs Stolen

A man stole nearly $2,500 worth of cigarettes from a van in the 500 block of S. Austin. He grabbed 28 cartons of cigarettes from an unattended van and fled on foot. He was described as a white or Hispanic male, 35 years old, 6 feet tall and about 170 pounds. The man was wearing a gray jacket and blue pants. 

Package Stolen

An Oak Park juvenile was charged with theft after stealing items from a package delivered to a home in the 100 block of Madison Street. 

Teens Charged With Battery

D'Angelo C. Smith, 18, of Chicago, and an Oak Park juvenile were charged with battery after punching a Joliet resident in the head and face. The juvenile was released to his parent, and Smith was held in lieu of bond. 

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

Man Exposes Himself on CTA

A man exposed himself to someone as they were exiting a CTA train at the Oak Park Blue Line stop at 4 p.m. 

Window Grate Stolen

A window well grate valued at $100 was stolen from an apartment in the 200 block of N. Kenilworth sometime between 4 p.m. March 7 and 1:35 p.m. March 8. 

$3,530 in Items Stolen

Someone stole various jewelry and a Toshiba laptop from a home in the 1000 block of Washington after breaking into the front door. The estimated loss was $3,530. The burglary occurred sometime between 8:30 p.m. and 10:50. 

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