A 50-year-old Arcadia Avenue resident was charged with burglary at 12:31 p.m. Aug. 21 when an officer responding to a report of a burglary in progress on Crestview Avenue reported seeing him fleeing the scene.

A 50-year-old Arcadia Avenue resident was charged with burglary at 12:31 p.m. Aug. 21 when an officer responding to a report of a burglary in progress on Crestview Avenue reported seeing him fleeing the scene.

The officer said he chased the man down after seeing him run out the back of the Crestview Avenue home wearing a colorful sheet. Nothing was taken in the break-in, according to Columbus police reports.

A teenage girl and a man both told police they were attacked at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 26 at the intersection of Morse Road and Interstate 71. The girl said the suspect bit her several times, and when the man sought to intercede, the suspect threatened to shoot him, according to reports.

A Fairway Drive woman contacted police at 10:33 a.m. Aug. 25 to report a burglary. She said her home was broken into sometime after noon Aug. 19. Three items of jewelry, together valued at $5,750, were reported stolen. Reports said items with possible latent evidence were set aside.

A resident of Richards Road told police at 7:13 p.m. Aug. 26 that he had given a man a check for $50 to complete minor home repairs three days earlier, but the man altered the check and cashed it for $150.

A West Tulane Road home was burglarized between 12:01 a.m. Aug. 14 and 9 a.m. Aug. 25, residents told police at 12:07 p.m. the day they discovered the break-in. Two rings, each valued at $500, were taken in the burglary while they were away, the residents reported.

An official with Franklin County Adult Probation contacted police at 10:37 a.m. Aug. 21 to report a client had admitted to sexually assaulting two men while they slept at a North Meadows Boulevard address. The crimes, according to the report, took place between Feb. 1-28.

The manager of an auto supply store in the 3500 block of North High Street reported one person distracted him while another grabbed $75 worth of merchandise and ran outside at 9 p.m. Aug. 20.

An East Royal Forest Boulevard resident reported at 11:28 p.m. Aug. 20 that he has been getting prank telephone calls day and night for months. He said the calls began at 2 a.m. June 20 and continued up through 11 a.m. the day he filed the report. The caller simply plays some music and then hangs up, the man said.

A Grasmere Avenue woman said she discovered her $3,200 trailer, along with its Ohio license plate, was missing from a locked storage facility on East Cooke Road when she stopped there at 8 a.m. Aug. 20. She said she last saw the trailer at the storage facility at noon the previous day.