WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 4
A man at 7:37 p.m. reported a credit card fraud incident. The man cancelled the credit card and did not want to file a report. Instead he wanted information in case other accounts are opening up in his name, according to police. The officer gave him an identity theft sheet and will follow up with the person if a formal report is needed.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 1
Just Another Bat in the Wall
A police officer at 10:51 p.m. saw a bat behind a wall panel after responding to a call at a residence on the 400 block of McDaniels Circle. The officer could not safely capture the bat alone, so DuPage County Animal Control was notified per Clarendon Hills Police Department regulations. An animal control employee and police were able to capture the bat from within the wall. The bat was transported for testing.
Boxed Baby Squirrel Missing
A resident at 7:08 p.m. reported that a box with a baby squirrel in it was taken on the 200 block of North Richmond Avenue. The resident put the baby squirrel in the box and nailed it to a tree to try and entice the mother squirrel into taking it back, according to police. An officer checked with neighbors but nothing came up. The officer planned to check with a neighbor not at the scene that might have video of the incident.
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