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August 30, 2013



Two people were protesting in front of the McDonald’s at 133 Main St. at 9:56 a.m., according to a log item.

A 10-year-old boy was transported to North Shore Children’s Hospital with minor injuries after a 9:58 a.m. report that he had been struck by a vehicle at Main and Washington streets.



A 92-year-old on Burrill Street was hospitalized after an 8:21 a.m. report that he or she was suffering from severe back pain.

Police were unable to locate somebody who was reported to be “talking into a cellphone and making threats to the person on the other end” on Ingalls Terrace at 9:34 p.m.



Police were unable to locate an elderly male who was reported to be hitchhiking at Cabot and Balch streets at 7:53 p.m.

An 8:29 p.m. report that a male and female were arguing brought police to Sohier Road and Lyman Street, where they determined the latter was “upset over diagnosis at hospital” and the former was “caring for her.”


Police responded to a 1:37 a.m. report of an “unknown problem” at 174 Rantoul St. and spoke to a “slightly intoxicated” female who “relayed numerous accounts of her purse being lost, stolen and being in a fight with an unknown female party.” Police wrote that she “could not get her story straight” and eventually fled the area on foot toward Pleasant Street.

Police didn’t report finding anything suspicious after an 11:19 a.m. report that a male had taken his pants off and gone into a wooded area near Cabot and Balch streets.

An officer was unable to locate anything amiss after a 2:53 p.m. report that a man was drinking alcohol in a park near Porter Street.

A 3:58 p.m. report of a “man sick in dumpster” brought police to Rantoul Street, but they didn’t report finding anything suspicious.

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