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Upper Arlington: Resident confronted, robbed inside his own garage

Upper Arlington police this week continued to investigate a recent robbery in which a man reported he drove into his garage and was approached by a man with a knife.
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Gahanna: Sick raccoon seen in several places was euthanized

Gahanna police recently responded to several calls regarding a sick raccoon at Lincoln Elementary School and surrounding areas.
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Reynoldsburg: Mother charged after police find toddler in hot car

Reynoldsburg police charged a woman for endangering children after she left her 3-year-old son alone in an overheated car in a parking lot.
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Lewis Center/Powell: Juveniles face charges after burglary report

Delaware County Sheriff's deputies arrested four juvenile suspects recently for their alleged involvement in a burglary in Lewis Center.
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Hilliard: Officers called to all three high schools

Hilliard police responded to incidents at each of the community's three high schools during the past two weeks.
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Grove City: Suspect snagged stealing traps as police watch

Columbus police officers contacted Grove City police to advise they witnessed a burglary at 11:36 a.m. Sept. 11 at a Grove City residence in the 1600 block of Marlane Drive.
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Dublin: Man who ignored alarm, awakens to learn car stolen

A motor vehicle was reported stolen between 10:30 p.m. Aug. 29 and 8:20 a.m. Aug. 30 from the driveway of a residence in the 300 block of Longbranch Drive in Dublin.
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Worthington: Online threat vows to 'shoot up' TWHS, start race fights

Worthington police surrounded Thomas Worthington High School about 10:50 a.m. Sept. 11 after receiving reports of threats made to "shoot up the school today."
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Westerville: Jogger finds deceased man by road

A 63-year-old man was found dead Sept. 8 on the street in front of an Uptown residence in the first block of West Plum Street, Westerville police reported.
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Northwest Columbus: $4,446 worth of sunglasses reported stolen from store

Gucci and Tiffany sunglasses valued at $4,446 were stolen Sept. 12 at 5:30 p.m. from a store in the Mall at Tuttle Crossing.
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Northland: Equipment stolen after thief uses garage door opener

Equipment valued at $9,000, including a welder, was stolen from a Blue Ash Place address during a burglary reported at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 8.
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Whitehall: Woman reportedly assaulted in skirmish over utility bill

Whitehall police said a known woman assaulted another woman at 5:40 p.m. Sept. 4 at multiple locations, including a business in the 4500 block of East Broad Street.
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New Albany: Thefts reported from home, work site

The New Albany Police Department is investigating thefts and attempted thefts from construction sites and residences.
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German Village: Attempted burglaries, car break-ins reported

Two attempted burglaries were reported to have occurred around 3 a.m. Sept. 7 in the German Village area according to Columbus Division of Police reports.
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Clintonville reports: Four women with crowbar attack man

A West North Broadway man said he was attacked by four women and struck several times in the head with a crowbar at 4:59 a.m. Sept. 13.
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Bexley: Thieves look to residents for sets of wheels to take

Bexley police said a resident in the first block of Bullitt Park Place reported someone stole his 2014 White Volvo XC90 from the driveway of his home Sept. 4.
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Marysville police seek owner of recovered ring

Marysville police are looking for the owner of a ring that was lost earlier this month.
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Pataskala: Officers retrieve suspected thief from Franklin County Jail

The Pataskala Division of Police was alerted Sept. 4 that the Franklin County Jail was holding 25-year-old Michael Phillips of Columbus, who was wanted on an outstanding warrant for a third-degree felony.
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Johnstown: Mink Street home burglarized

Someone entered a Mink Street home Sept. 9 and stole items, according to Johnstown police.
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Delaware: Woman arrested in connection with knife attack

A Delaware woman is facing a charge of felonious assault after she allegedly cut her boyfriend with a knife.
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Worthington: Car stolen on Heischman Avenue

A car was reported stolen from the driveway of a home in the 100 block of Heischman Avenue overnight Sept. 2.
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Westerville: Bomb threat phoned from within Westerville North

An unknown male called in a fake bomb threat from Westerville North High School to Westerville police on the morning of Sept. 2, police reported.
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Upper Arlington: Woman admits she gave police false information

A Columbus woman recently listened to her conscience after allegedly providing false information to police during a domestic violence investigation.
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Gahanna: Suspicious person tells police he was just listening to bugs chirp

A man reported as suspicious told Gahanna police he was just listening to the sound of insects.
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Reynoldsburg: Cruiser damaged by gunfire at Brice Road club

A Reynoldsburg police officer responding to an "officer in trouble" call from Columbus police ended up with bullet holes in his cruiser.