Bexley: Thieves take advantage of inattention to locks
Bexley police said a resident in the 900 block of Mayfield Place reported Sept. 11 that someone entered his unlocked apartment and stole a television valued at $500, a video-game console and eight video games, together valued at $520, along with $220 cash.
Another resident, in the 800 block of Park Drive, reported someone entered his unlocked vehicle Sept. 11 and stole a wallet containing $300 in cash and various credit cards.
A resident in the 2600 block of East Broad Street reported that on Sept. 15 or 16, someone entered his unlocked garage overnight and stole a mountain bike valued at $250.
In other Bexley police reports:
* A resident in the 400 block of Cassingham Road reported Sept. 16 that a man approached her on a bike as she walked west on Cassingham and asked to use her cellphone. The suspect pocketed the cellphone, valued at $25, and took off westbound on his bike.
* On Sept. 17, a resident in the 900 block of College Avenue reported someone entered her car overnight and stole a gym bag valued at $25, gym shoes valued at $70 and miscellaneous change.
* A resident in the 2600 block of Allegheny Avenue reported that between Sept. 15 and 17, someone entered his garage and stole a weed trimmer valued at $150, another weed trimmer valued at $80, an electric blower valued at $80 and a lawn mower valued at $350.