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Bexley: Businesses lose cash, tools to theft

Bexley police took multiple reports from businesses regarding thefts this week.

The owner of a business in the 2400 block of East Main Street reported that on Aug. 24, someone pried open the rear door and removed two cash registers containing $200 each.

On Aug. 25, an employee of a business in the 2200 block of East Livingston Avenue told police a male and female entered the store. While the male distracted the cashier, the female stole two cases of beer valued at $30.

An employee of a Pataskala business reported that on Aug. 26, someone stole a receiver tool valued at $2,000 and a metal detector valued at $200 while the tools were sitting in an alley near a residence in the 200 block of Ardmore Road.

In other Bexley police reports:

* A resident in the 900 block of Mayfield Place reported that on Aug. 25, someone pried open the door to her apartment and stole a flat-screen television valued at $600 and a cell phone valued at $100.

* A resident in the 2200 block of Commonwealth Park South reported that on Aug. 24, someone broke a windowpane at the rear of the residence.

* A Ford Taurus belonging to the relative of a resident in the 800 block of College Avenue was damaged between Aug. 23 and Aug. 24. The suspect scratched the vehicle along the passenger doors on both sides and trunk, in addition to cracking the windshield and pouring an unknown substance into the gas tank.