In a phone harassment case, a 29-year-old Niles woman reported Sept. 24 that a woman in her 30s sent her text messages calling her a "whore" and a "slut." The victim is in a relationship with the offender's husband, who is separated from the offender. Police filed a report.
Fired employee grabbed hammer and smashed tech equipment
After a 36-year-old male employee of a business in the 6100 block of Howard, Niles, was terminated from his job, the CEO of the business reported the ex-employee, of Evanston, became angry, grabbed a hammer and smashed two computer hard drives, valued at $200. The ex-employee then left the premises. The business wanted a report to document the incident, which happened Sept. 20 at about 4:48 p.m.
Aggressive woman stalks victim inside store
A 57-year-old Skokie woman reported that when she entered a retail store in the 6500 block of Touhy on Sept. 10 just after 3 p.m., a woman was following her and said, “I am gonna knock your teeth out! You must be on cocaine!” The victim asked the aggressor to stop following her as she shopped, and the aggressor became enraged. The victim approached a security guard, who could not find the offender. However, when the victim was exiting the store, the offender came up to her again and asked, "Wanna fight?" The victim went back into the store and the offender eventually left.
Information is taken from Niles Police Department reports.