On Sept. 19, at approximately 9:45 p.m., Evanston Police received a call of a home invasion in the 1700 block of Monroe Street. At the scene, a victim told police officers that two offenders armed with handguns had forced him into his residence when he arrived home and demanded money and drugs, said Commander Jay Parrott, public information officer of the Evanston Police Department. 

The offenders then fled the residence and left the area. Evanston officers in the area observed a vehicle near the Evanston – Chicago border and attempted to stop the vehicle. The vehicle fled southbound into Chicago and eluded the officers. A short time later, the vehicle was located in the 3000 block of West Jerome Avenue. The vehicle was abandoned, and police were unable to locate its occupants, said the Commander. 

The Evanston Police Department is continuing its investigation, said the Commander.