Attempted Child Abduction
The Naperville Police Department is investigating an attempted child abduction that occurred on Friday night at Rotary Hill around 11 p.m. The child’s mother said while she was sitting in the driver’s seat of her parked vehicle, an unknown male approached, opened her car door and attempted to pull the child from the vehicle. After failing to remove the child, the man fled on foot. He is described as a thin white man in his 20’s, clean-shaven with blonde hair. Police said the child was sitting in a booster seat wearing a seatbelt, which may have helped prevent the abduction. Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the police department.
Bank Robbery Reward
The FBI is offering a reward for information concerning a bank robbery that occurred in Naperville on August 9. A man described as white, 5 foot 3, with black hair robbed the TCF Bank inside the Jewel-Osco at 1227 Naper Boulevard at 10:05 a.m. Information leading to the man’s arrest could earn a reward up to $1,000.
India Day 2019
Yesterday, Knoch Park was full of all things Indian to celebrate the 5th annual India Day in Naperville. Indian Community Outreach hosted the all-day event with plenty of food, shopping, and entertainment. And you couldn’t look away from the dance performance, Indian Drum Circle, and more at the parade. The organization started the event to celebrate India’s Independence Day, which is on August 15.
Benet Alum’s Pan Am Performance
Congratulations to Benet Academy alum Kathleen Doyle and the US Pan American Women’s Basketball Team on their great performance at the Pan Am games in Peru. The U.S. team won the silver medal, after falling in the gold medal game 79-73 to Brazil. Doyle, a 2016 Benet graduate, scored 9 points for the U.S. in the championship game and will now turn her attention to her senior season for the University of Iowa.
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