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Bexley: Thieves drawn to residents' jewelry

Thieves recently helped themselves to various pieces of jewelry at area homes, according to Bexley police reports.

A resident in the 900 block of Grandon Avenue reported that on July 10, someone pried open a rear door, broke the door frame, entered the house then stole cash and an unknown amount of jewelry.

Also on July 10, a resident in the 900 block of Mayfield Place reported someone stole a 50-inch Sony television, 47-inch Sony television, a man's white gold wedding band with black diamonds, and a woman's white gold wedding ring with a box-cut, 2-carat diamond. There were no signs of forced entry, the report stated.

A resident in the first block of North Ardmore Road reported that on July 13, she noticed two gold necklaces, two gold bracelets and a gold wedding ring were missing from a dresser drawer. There are no suspects at this time.

A resident in the 900 block of Vernon Road reported someone broke into his home July 15 by forcing the rear door open. Assorted jewelry and a change jar were taken from the upstairs master bed room.

In other recent incident reports from the Bexley Police Department:

• A resident in the 400 block of South Parkview Avenue reported someone stole a golden red hen, kept in a chicken coop in the backyard, on July 15.

• A resident in the first block of North Parkview Avenue reported that on July 15, someone broke in by pulling down a partially opened east side window. The suspect stole paper money from various foreign countries.

• A resident in the first block of South Stanwood Road reported someone stole her laptop computer, valued at $1,200, from her home sometime between June 3 and June 10.