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Bexley: Intruder surprises resident, takes items

A resident in the 300 block of Stanbery Avenue told Bexley police he awoke to an unknown individual walking around inside his residence June 5.

The individual had entered the house through an unlocked rear window and stole miscellaneous items before leaving out the rear door, reports stated. All the items were recovered later that night in separate locations, according to police.

In other recent incident reports from the Bexley Police Department:

* A resident in the 1005 Chelsea Avenue reported on June 1 that someone stole his vehicle. The unlocked vehicle was parked in front of the home, on the street, and the keys were in it.

* A resident in the 2400 block of Bryden Road reported that sometime between May 31 and June 1, someone entered his unattached garage overnight and stole a bicycle.

* A resident in the first block of South Stanwood Road reported someone stole her bicycle on June 2 from in front of the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St.

* A resident in the 2600 block of Ruhl Avenue reported someone entered his unlocked vehicle June 2 while it was parked in the driveway of his home, rifled through the interior compartments and took an Ohio State University parking pass, valued at $750.

* A resident in the 100 block of Stanbery Avenue reported that sometime between June 3 and June 4, someone rummaged through two vehicles in the driveway and entered the home through the garage. There was nothing reported missing from the vehicles. Items taken from the home included a game system and a men's wallet containing numerous credits cards, an identification card and cash, reports stated. A woman's purse containing a wallet with cash, credit cards, identification, checks, keys and miscellaneous items also was taken.

* A resident in the 100 block of South Roosevelt Avenue reported someone broke the passenger side front window of a neighbor's vehicle and stole a bag that was later discovered in an alley and returned to the owner with no items missing.

* A resident in the 100 block of South Roosevelt Avenue reported that sometime between June 5 and June 6, someone entered a garage, entered the vehicle inside and removed a black bag. Inside the bag was a laptop computer, valued at $900. The offender removed the laptop from the bag and discarded the bag at the rear of the garage in the alley, reports stated. Nothing else was taken from the bag or the vehicle.