A 20-year-old man was charged with burglarizing a vehicle Sunday in north suburban Evanston.
About 5:55 a.m., Evanston police officers responded to a report of a vehicle burglary in the 1600 block of Fowler Avenue after a 27-year-old man chased the suspected burglar away from the vehicle. Police located a man who matched the suspect’s description in the area of Lake Street and Pitner Avenue, according to a statement from Evanston police.
Rodolfo D. Perez, of Evanston, was charged with one count of burglary to a motor vehicle, police said. Perez was identified by the witness and police recovered items stolen in the burglary, including an iPod, headphones and a gold necklace.
Police said the vehicle was unlocked when it was burglarized.